The truth is that sore throats can be hellish for those short few days in which they arrest our comfort and peace of mind. Asides the pain, eating or swallowing anything becomes a chore. You are always spitting because you cannot bear to swallow even your own spittle. Saying some words also becomes a problem and one time I once wondered if I would ever speak again.
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So here is how to rid yourself of this visitor from hell.
The anti-microbial properties. It contains allicin, an organosulfur compound, known for fighting infections off. Ideally, the garlic should be sucked on to relieve the sore throat. Then again, knowing what garlic is, you should immediately brush your mouth. THOROUGHLY!!!
2. Cayenne Pepper
Cayenne pepper is ideal for blocking pain receptor because it contains capsaicin.
3. Apple Cider Vinegar
The substance is great for stopping the bacteria and mucus. Specifically, it attacks fungi and mucus that characterize a growing case of a sore throat.
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Saltwater is the most popular and practical remedy for sore throat. Salt is known to kill bacteria in the throat. Mix salt in some warm water and gargle on it. Do it every three hours.
5. Baking soda
This solution here is best used with previously mentioned saltwater. Baking soda is good for killing the germs that cause fungus and yeast. It is recommended that you use 1/8 salt, ¼ baking soda and a cup of warm water for maximum effect.
Honey works just fine too. You could mix it in your tea or taking it straight. It also works against night cough. Honey truly is more than just naturally sweet.
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