Sore throat is usually a sign of a viral or bacterial infection. Viral infections usually last few days, but a sore throat caused by bacteria can last a lot longer. This condition is usually followed by exhausting and boring dry cough.
These kinds of health conditions are usually treated by natural remedies that are proven to be very effective in dealing with both sore throat and cough. But if you went to the doctor and he did not prescribed antibiotics, it is probably a mild infection and you can use some of our ancestors’ remedies for treating this condition. Here are few natural remedies that work:
Garlic is a strong natural antibiotic that is regularly used in natural medicine. If you have sore throat, eat few cloves of garlic a day. It will prevent any possible further spreading of bacteria and viruses. You can boil several cloves of garlic with 200 ml of water. let it cool down and then strain it. Use the resulting liquid to rinse your throat.
BAY LEAVES SYRUP
This is very useful recipe that helps with sore throat and especially dry cough. Boil 50 grams of bay leaves in 200 ml of water. Caramelize 250 grams of sugar and then add the strained liquid. Add a juice of one lemon and boil the remaining liquid for a little more. Drink one tablespoon three times a day.
Onions is also one of the most effective natural remedies that can help with problem of sore throat and cough. Cook some red onions with a little water and when the onions release more water, strain the liquid and add some honey. Drink one to two tablespoons three times a day. In just two days you will feel improvement.
HONEY AND MILK
This amazing drink will help you with sore throat in just few hours. Dissolve a tablespoon of honey in a cup of warm milk. Drink it slowly sip by sip. Then repeat a dose in few hours. The pain and cough will disappear.