A sore throat can be an annoying and even frustrating condition. Viral infections are the most common cause; however, sore throats can also result from bacterial infections, allergic reactions, environmental irritants, and even digestive issues.
Sore throats are common, especially in children and teenagers. This is because young people have not built immunity against many of the viruses and bacteria that can cause sore throats.
Most sore throats are not serious and usually pass without the need for medical treatment.
HOW TO GET RID OF SORE THROAT IN LESS THAN 5 HOURS
This remedy not only relieves a sore throat but also restores the immune system and supports overall health.
- 1tbsp. of apple cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon of honey
Directions: Add one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, one teaspoon of lemon juice and one teaspoon of honey to a cup of warm water and drink it slowly. Do this two or three times a day. This method is very effective when used at the first sign of a sore throat.
Apple cider vinegar antibacterial properties. It is one of the most effective treatment options for sore throats as it naturally eliminates infection and restores the nutrient balance in the body.
Honey has long been used as a sore-throat remedy. It also has antibacterial properties and draws water out of inflamed tissue. This reduces swelling and discomfort.
Important: Do not give honey to any child under the age of 1 year; infants younger than that are at risk for botulism from honey.
Lemon helps promote health by quickly alkalinizing your body. It contains citrus acid which helps to break up the mucus that causes sore throat and also helps to soothe your throat from the pain and inflammation. It is a natural antiseptic which helps to kill the bacteria or viruses in the throat.