Has this winter and the cold dry weather finally taken it’s toll on your body?
Are you suffering from an irritating and sore throat?
Well now is the time to feel better. The first thing you should try is a tablespoon of honey.
A sore throat can be caused by a number of things – a virus, bacteria, sinus drainage, allergies, muscle strain, regularly breathing through the mouth, or even certain medications, such as antibiotics.
If your sore throat is caused by a virus or causes other than bacteria, there is much you can do right at home to get rid of it quickly.
The first thing you should do is reach for your jar of honey. Honey is a very good sore throat remedy. How so? Well, honey is proven to have antibacterial and antifungal properties. Also, due to the consistency of honey, it is very soothing for sore throats, coughs and bronchial ailments. It has been used for centuries by Greeks, Italians and Hungarians. So honey for sore throats is not a new concept.
If you have a sore throat that lasts for more than a couple of days, or if you experience fever and other symptoms along with the sore throat, you may need to see your doctor.