Sore throat is the pain in the throat. It is a common ailment of the throat that is usually caused due to pharyngitis, coughs, cold, runny noses as well as inflammation of the throat.
Sore throat can also be caused from viruses, bacteria and dry air. It is an infectious ailment and can extend from one person to another through the sharing of drinks, sneezing, coughing, and blowing of nose and so on.
Headache, vomiting, white patches in the throat, difficulty in the opening of the mouth, problem in swallowing food, joint pain, problem in breathing, blood in saliva, hoarseness of voice, high fever, rash etc are some of the common symptoms of sore throat. Sore throat can be easily cured and there are a lot of effective home remedies to it:
Gargling: This is an easy and effective way of curing sore throat. All that one needs to do is take a glass of water and warm it. Now add a tea spoonful of salt to it and mix it thoroughly. Gargle with the water for a period of 5-10 minutes. This method needs to be followed at least 3-4 times daily until the sore throat is totally gone.
Tea leaves: Tea leaves have also been extremely effective in the curing of sore throat. Take a glass of water and add some tea leaves in it. Now boil the water with the tea leaves in it for 1-2 minutes. Now strain the mixture and drink the tea in small quantity. The mixture can also be gargled for the treating of sore throat.
Indian gooseberry and liquorices: Take some Indian gooseberry also called Alma and liquorices (mulethi) in equivalent amount. Now grind these two dry fruits and mix them. Take a teaspoonful of this blend one time in the morning and on one occasion in the evening at least for a period of one week. This is an effective way for treating sore throat.
Ginger: Ginger has been used for the treating of sore throat from ancient times. Ginger tea is useful for the curing of sore throat. Again ginger juice with honey is extremely helpful for the treating of sore throat.