Over the years, many sore throat remedies and medicines have been discovered, but we have found that gargling, which is a simple and remarkably effective way to kill germs and soothe a sore throat.
Why not try one of these homemade gargles next time you're looking to relieve throat pain!
Try grandma's sore throat remedy by mixing 1⁄4 teaspoon salt in 1 cup warm water. Use the hottest water you can comfortably tolerate because cold gargles are ineffective.
Mix 1 teaspoon of lemon juice in 1 cup water for this home remedies for sore throats; the juice will help shrink swollen throat tissue and create a hostile environment for viruses and bacteria helping protect your throat for a longer period of time.
For temporary relief of sore throat symptoms, try gargling with a mixture of 1/2 cup tomato juice and 1/2 cup hot water, plus about 10 drops hot pepper sauce. The antioxidant properties may help remedy a sore throat faster than other methods.