Sore throat is a very disturbing phenomenon and is the inviting sign of bacterial infections, cold, fevers and even the chances of a strep throat, which could be very painful. These are usually experienced during seasonal transitions or winters. Some of the symptoms of a sore throat could be pain, irritation or itchiness within the throat, feeling difficulty in swallowing or drinking especially gulping down. Feeling of dryness, white tonsils, swollen glands, roughness in the voice. A sore throat condition could affect people irrespective of their age and usually stays for a week with the affected. However, it should not be ignored, as this condition could turn fatal for children with weak immune system or allergies as well as individuals who are chain smokers.
A simple and easy to prepare remedy for this condition is treating it with Apple Cider vinegar, which offers quick relief from sore throat. For those who can withstand ACV (Apple Cider Vinegar) can try sipping with a 30 min gap between each sip. Try this several times in a day. Another technique is to gargle using a small quantity of the apple cider vinegar. After you finish gargling it is advisable to rinse your mouth thoroughly as left over acid can cause erosion of your tooth enamel. Do not brush your teeth immediately wait for over 30 minutes before brushing your teeth as brushing instantly after gargling could lead to abrasion and damage your teeth structure.
Another remedy is to try apple cider vinegar with either water or honey. In the former, you could use 2tbs of ACV in a cup of water and gargle using this mix, repeat this process once or twice in an hour. You should try to swish out and drink water after each gargle so that the ACV is not exposed to sensitive areas or organs. The latter addition, honey can be very helpful in soothing a sore throat that has been irritated for a long time and provides relief. You can mix 3 table spoon honey and ACV with 8oz of warm water and drink the mixture, you can use the same mixture for gargling and effectively reducing the sore throat condition. Some people can try the same remedy along with additions of lemon juice or cinnamon powder. Those who are not sweet toothed could try incorporating salt with apple cider vinegar to get the best results.
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