7 tips to soothe a sore throat
Sore throat can be relieved by applying some simple measures and home remedies that can be easily purchased or prepared at home, such as the case of miel, el ajo, las gárgaras de agua con sal e los steam baths.
Inflammation in the throat is caused by flu, colds, allergies or tonsillitis, but it can also arise from less common situations such as gastroesophageal reflux.
However, if the throat remains inflamed for several days, the malaise even though it is accompanied by other associated symptoms, such as fever or fatigue, it is important to consult a general practitioner to identify the cause and indicate the appropriate treatment.
Some measures or strategies that can be easily adopted at home to treat a sore throat are:
1. Make gargaras with tibia water and salt
Making throats with tibia water and salt helps to reduce the inflammation of the throat, so how can you help to eliminate the secretions.
To prepare the solution it is necessary to add 1 teaspoon of salt in 1 vase of water and mix well until the salt dissolves completely. After that, perform the largest possible time, desechando the water and repeating the process 2 times more.
2. Nebulize with physiological serum
Nebulization with physiological serum helps to hydrate the tissue of the respiratory tract, relieving irritation and inflammation. In addition, it is an excellent option for people who suffer from allergies, rhinitis or sinusitis.
The nebulization can be carried out with a nebulizer, but it can also be carried out with a humidifier or inhalation of water vapor from the irrigation system.
Know the different ways to make a nebulization.
3. Take honey
It is well known that it is an excellent home remedy to relieve pain and inflammation of the throat, thanks to its antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, soothing and healing properties.
To enjoy its benefits, it is necessary to take a spoonful of milk in the mouth directly or add it to someone until it is sweetened.
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4. Take an anti-inflammatory drug
The infusions of extracts from certain plants such as manzanilla, sage, peppermint piperita, arnica or echinacea, can help to alleviate inflammation in the throat due to their lubricating, anti-inflammatory, healing, astringent and immune system stimulant properties.
To prepare it, it is necessary to place 2 tablespoons of manzanilla or echinacea in 1 cup of water, filling and keeping it in a covered container for at least 10 minutes. Paste, dejar and take it 3 times a day. In addition, it is possible to get hold of the game that it cools down a little bit.
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5. Make gargaras with manzana vinegar and water
Manzana vinegar has antibacterial properties, so it helps to eliminate bacteria from the throat, fighting irritation and inflammation.
To enjoy its benefits, it is necessary to mix 1 to 2 tablespoons of vinegar in a vase with water and carry out the gargaras as long as possible, draining the liquid and repeating the process 2 more times.
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6. Suck on a caramel of honey and lemon or menthol
Sucking on a caramel or a tablet of honey and lemon, mint or other extracts, helps to hydrate and soothe the throat, eliminate secretions and also provides the benefits that the extracts present in the caramels have.
Some throat lozenges sold in pharmacies, apart from plant extracts, can contain analgesics and antiseptics, which also help to relieve inflammation.
7. Take ajo supplement
It has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties due to the presence of allicin in its composition, being also an excellent option to treat irritated and inflamed throat.
To enjoy its benefits, it is necessary to ingest 1 fresh garlic clove daily or take a daily avocado supplement. See more about this supplement.
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