Health Care : Powerful Ways to Treat Sore Throat in Children and Adults Naturally

Health Care : Powerful Ways to Treat Sore Throat in Children and Adults Naturally


Did you have a sore throat? Pharyngitis or sore throat can be caused by bacterial and virus infections as in the case of a cold. 

Naturally, the body's immune to a new sore throat is formed when we grow up, so most of this one's disease affects many children and adolescents. 

Sore throat is very disturbing, especially when we eat. In addition to pain when swallowing food, sore throat is usually also accompanied by symptoms such as: 

  • Headache 
  • Enlarged glands in the neck 
  • Tonsils swollen by inflammation 
  • Muscle ache 
  • Cough with phlegm and dryness 
  • Runny nose (cold) 
Viruses and Bacteria Cause Infection 

There are so many bacteria and viruses that cause the sore throat. Here are some of them: 
  • Parainfluenza virus, coronavirus, and rhinovirus (the most common causes) 
  • Influenza virus type A and type B which also often cause colds / flu 
  • Adenovirus that often also cause inflammation of the eye 
  • Herpes virus type 1 as a cause of blister sores around the lips 
  • Some types of streptococcal bacteria as the cause of streptococcal infection 
  • Epstein Bar virus (EBV) as the cause of glandular fever 
  • Chickenpox 
  • Diphtheria: Severe respiratory disease. 
How do I get rid of a Sore Throat Quickly

Actually, your sore throat will heal by itself within 3-4 days without taking any medication. 

But if the symptoms that appear very disturbing activity, here are some natural herbals for sore throat that you can try : 

1. Salt Water 

Don't underestimate, it turns out salt is very powerful to cure sore throat. This one herb has antiseptic properties that can kill bacteria or viruses that cause sore throat. 

In addition, salt also serves to dissolve the mucus that is usually found in the throat. You can treat a sore throat in two ways, by using salt water to gargle or drink it. 

How to treat a sore throat with salt water: 
  • Provide water with a normal temperature of a glass only 
  • Then dissolve 1-2 tablespoons of salt into it 
  • Use salt to gargle 
  • As for you who are accompanied by phlegm, please drink. 
2. Garlic 

Still on the herbs, then you can use garlic. Some experts say, garlic contains alicin compounds that can help kill bacteria and reduce inflammation. 

How to cure sore throat with garlic : 
  • Chew a single piece of garlic that is still raw until smooth 
  • Take water (normal temperature) and use to gargle 
  • To eliminate the bad taste you drink honey. 
3. Lemon and honey 

Honey has tremendous benefits to health, including one can overcome inflammation. But for maximum results, should mix with lemon. This fruit has a high vitamin C content that can boost your immune system. 

How to treat a sore throat with lemon honey: 

  • Squeeze one fresh lemon, then mix with honey in one glass (the amount of honey can be adjusted taste) 
  • Immediately drink mix that has been made earlier to the end. 
4. A Warm Ginger Drink 

Ginger is one of the traditional herbs that can cause a warm sensation in the body. It has a zingiberin compound that can smooth blood circulation, eliminate toxins (detoxification), and certainly overcome inflammation. 

The trick is very easy, among others: 
  • Prepare fresh spice ginger as necessary and one cup hot water 
  • Pound the spice ginger, then brewed with hot water 
  • In order to taste more delicious, add a few spoons of natural honey 
  • Drink ginger little by little and feel the warm sensation in the throat. 
5. Bananas 

When a sore throat strikes inevitably to swallow the food it hurts. Some doctors recommend that you eat soft foods first. One of the nutrient-rich foods recommended is bananas. 

In addition to having a soft texture, bananas also have high potassium content that has been shown to reduce inflammation, counteract free radicals, and even boost the immune system. You can also make banana juice. 

If the 5 ways mentioned are not able to relieve or heal a sore throat, do not go to the doctor first. Try first to drink a warm drink like warm ginger 

Then When is the right time to see a doctor ? 

Although it can heal by itself in 3-4 days, but you should consult a doctor if experiencing : 
  • The sore throat does not improve for more than 2 weeks 
  • It has been several times a sore throat that can not be treated with pain relief 
  • Sore throat accompanied by fever for days at temperatures above 38 C, and can not be relieved by medication 
  • Cough bleeding
We suggested during the herbal remedies that have been mentioned, you are not a lot of yelling, eating fatty foods, sugary foods, oily foods (fried), and any kind of chemical medicines.

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