What are some home cures for a stuffy nose and sore throat?

Remedies. For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. Neti pot helps.
Chicken soup. Chicken soup ... Always helps.

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Are there any home remedy for sore throat and stuffy nose?

Remedies. Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect ; mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey ; a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Read more...

What works against this stuffy nose and sore throat?

Symptom relief. Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & asmall amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – acetaminophen/ nsaid’s rest! Read more...

What can I do to sleep better with stuffy nose and sore throat?

Body position. Sleeping with your head elevated keeps your nose from becoming more congested. Your sore throat can be helped with greater humidification of the room you are sleeping in and hydration of you. The best cure is time for your body to work through this likely viral process. Read more...