A sore throat is a condition that involves an inflamed pharynxor inflamed back of the throat and it usually occurs when a person suffersfrom a common cold or flu. Sometimes it can be associated with a streptococcusbacterial infection. A sore throat can be easily characterized by chills, pain,throat irritation and fever.
Acute cases may involve inflammations, hoarseness,swollen lymph glands and laryngitis. Sometimes the back of the throat maybecome red and when the inflammation spreads to the nasal passages it may causepostnatal discharge. Additional symptoms affiliated with strep infections mayinclude rash, headache, stomach pain and difficult swallowing.
Sore throat isusually caused by influenza or common cold but it can also be triggered bymeasles, leukemia, sinusitis or diphtheria.
There are numerous homeopathic remedies that can be used forthe treatment of a sore throat. Mango bark is one of the most commonhomeopathic herbal remedies that can be used for the treatment of a sore throatbut it can also treat numerous other throat disorders very efficiently. Itsfluid gets extracted by grinding and it can be applied locally or it can begargled.
Belleric Myroblan can also be very efficient in treating a sore throatwhen mixed in with salt, powdered long pepper and honey. It can be also used ina fried form. Bishop’s weed can also be beneficial in treating a sore throatwhen mixed in with salt. Cinnamon is also one of the most powerful remediesthat can be used to treat colds and sore throats.
It is commonly boiled withhoney and pepper powder for the best results. Cinnamon oil can also be usedwith honey in order to gain remarkable results.
Fenugreek seeds can be used tomake a very effective gargle.
Henna leaves can also be a very potent cure for asore throat and they are usually used in a concoction which can be gargled. Holybasil’s leaves can be boiled to make a tea which can be beneficial in relievinga sore throat as a gargle or as a drink.
Kantakari extract can also be veryefficient when used as a gargle.
Liquorice can be chewed on in order to soothethe inflammation and relieve the symptoms of a sore throat. Sage leaves can beused to make a gargle with honey and vinegar. Tea leaves also make for a verypowerful remedy. A gargle can also be made from tamarind. The patient shouldeat a well balanced diet which includes plenty of fresh fruit.