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How to Cure a Sore Throat in 48 Hours
How to cure a sore throat in 48 hours
Sore throats can be nasty and very painful. However, you don't always have to take a trip to the doctors surgery to get rid of a sore throat. There are some simple home remedies you can use to help you to get rid of a sore throat in just 48 hours. It worked for me.
Turmeric is one of the most amazing things, you should always have some in your kitchen cupboard. It is has antibiotic properties and it totally cleanses your system. When you feel a sore throat coming on, you can either put a teaspoon of powdered turmeric into some warm water and drink it or you can gargle it. Use it in soup and sprinkle it on your food. It reduces swelling and eradicates infection. Drink or gargle three times a day.
Believe it or not cayenne pepper eradicates infection and can also encourage the production of mucus. Therefore, helping to eliminate swelling, use cayenne pepper in the same way as you would turmeric, except you can add a spoonful of honey to every cup of warm water to make it taste better. Drink or gargle three times a day.
Honey and Lemon
Honey has antibiotic properties, it is also helps to soothe the pain. Lemon has plenty of vitamin C in it to help fight the infection. Drink honey and lemon in hot water three to four times a day.
Garlic also has antibiotic properties, it might make your breath smell a little bit But hey it will help you with your sore throat! Crush two garlic cloves with a a garlic crusher and place it into a cup of a boiling water. Let it sit for five to 10 minutes and drink it. You can drink up to three cups a day, it will encourage mucus production and reduce the swelling.
Ginger will do the same thing that garlic does, peel a small piece of ginger root. Wash it and cut it into small pieces. Place the pieces in a cup of boiling water, allow it to stand for five to 10 minutes. Drink up to three cups a day.
It is very important for you to stay hydrated. Drink plenty of water to help encourage your body to remove the toxins. Drink at least eight to 10 large glasses of water a day.