TEA FOR SORE THROAT

Warm tea can help soothe inflammation, clear nasal passages, and reduce the amount of mucus coming from the nasal passages that might further irritate the throat. Here are some of the best types of teas and infusion ingredients to look out for to help you ease the irritation and get your lovely voice back. 

LIQUORICE ROOT TEA

Liquorice root tea is a common alternative remedy for sore throats, reports the Mayo Clinic. You can sip a cup or try gargling it. 

CHAMOMILE TEA

According to authors of a review article in Molecular Medicine Reports, evidence suggests it may help lubricate your throat, which may be useful in warding off hoarseness and pain. Ref

Chamomile tea is known to have anti-inflammatory properties to reduce swelling and redness. Chamomile also has antioxidant properties which are helpful for tissue repair and health. The antispasmodic action of chamomile might also reduce cough.

If your sore throat is caused by a cold, chamomile may relieve some of your other cold symptoms as well. Even if you’re not up for drinking it, inhaling chamomile steam might be helpful. 

TURMERIC TEA

Turmeric is a member of the ginger family. According to research published in the Indian Journal of Research in Homoeopathy, turmeric has potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antiseptic properties. It might help provide relief from throat pain or irritation. Ref

GREEN TEA

Green tea is a rich source of antioxidants. It also has natural anti-inflammatory properties. In a study reported in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, scientists found that gargling green tea helped ward off sore throat symptoms in postoperative patients. Ref

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