Home Remedies

 Home Remedies

Let food be your medicine! In India, food has been used to cure minor ailments for years. Learn how you can cure aches and
pains, lifestyle conditions, minor skin and hair problems and common ailments at home!
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Sore Throat

Any infection or inflammation of throat will cause pain, which often causes difficulty in swallowing food or speaking. A sore throat is discomfort, pain, or scratchiness in the throat. A sore throat often makes it painful to swallow. Sore throat refers to the inflammation of pharynx, or back of the throat. It occurs frequently when a person has a cold or an attack of influenza.



Sore Throat
Mango bark is effective in the treatment of a sore throat. Its fluid, which is extracted by grinding, can be applied nearby with beneficial results and can also be used as a throat gargle. This gargle is made by mixing 10 ml of the fluid extract with 125 ml of water.
Sore Throat
  • Mango bark
Sore Throat
  • Take a balanced diet including green leafy vegetables, fruits, whole grain wheat, cereals, etc.
  • Do not have a head bath during sore throat.
  • Do not expose yourself to cold water and cold climate for a few days.
  • Avoid oily and fried foods as they are extremely aggravating for this condition.
  • Do not eat cold or refrigerated food items when there is a throat infection. This will make the sore throat so severe that even swallowing food and breathing might become difficult.
  • Avoid foods with a cold propensity such as cucumbers, bananas, watermelons, papayas, etc.
  • Do not eat curds and other sour foods.
Other Remedies
Sore Throat
  • Add lemon juice and some honey to a glass of hot water. Drink this. It will give immediate relief from pain.
  • Cut a lemon into 2 pieces. Take one piece and put some salt and black pepper on it, press with a knife so that salt-pepper penetrates into the lime. Put the lemon on heat to make it warm. Slowly lick this lemon squeezing it until no juice remains. Do it 2-3 times a day.
  • Add 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper to 1 cup of boiling water; stir well and sip slowly. It is also good for sore throat cure.
  • Prepare a tea by adding 1 or 2 teaspoons of dried chamomile blossoms to a pint of boiling water; steep and drink a cup every few hours.
 
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