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What are some home remedies for a bad cough/sore throat other than cough drops and salt water?

Okay. Lemon and honey, cayenne pepper laced broths, peppermint extract in warm liquids, a little burbon with honey, perhaps cold liquids, ice creams, sorbets etc, hot lemonade (with a bit of bourbon), and I am sure there are a few herbals that can be used. Read more...
Top 10. My top 10 1) gargling with strong tea 2) eating citrus fruits 3) curl up with a book 4) take a nap 5) put vicks on you neck or 6) chest 7) eating foods with a lot of garlic 8) chicken soup. 9) watch a funny movie 10) hot bath or shower. Read more...
My favorite. My favorite is a classic "hot toddy." specifically I use a camomile tea with honey, lemon juice and either rum or whiskey (about half-a-shot). The choice of spirits is up to you. The point is to drink a warm liquid that will relax you and open up your airways. (adult only for alcohol, however, lemon, honey, and tea can be used alone for those abstaining or kids.). Read more...

Home remedies for sore throat. It hurts everytime a swallow. I've tried salt water, lister one, ect. But never helps.

Home remedies. 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. For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Antibiotics are imperative for strep throat. Read more...

I had a sore throat last week, but it resolved within 5 days by warm salt water gargle and plenty of fluids. However, my palatoglossal arch on both sid?

Throat Swelling. The swelling is probably due to excessive gargling. Avoid hot foods/liquids. Take cold or iced. If swelling persists, use Clear.ease ™ lozenges. This is papain and bromelain that you melt in your mouth between cheek and gums - one 3x a day. Read more...

How does gargling with warm salt water help a sore throat?

Soothing. It is likely that the salt draws out some of the fluid in the inflamed tissues, therefore decreasing swelling. Read more...

M south indian. Hot salt water gargling for sore throat and buying a cough syrup for coughing without consulting doctor, anything wrong in doing that?

No. No problem with that. What you want to avoid is taking antibiotics without seeing a doctor. Unfortunately, antibiotics are widely available in india without a prescription, and are often given to patients by pharmacists. Make sure your cough medicine does not contain an antibiotic. Read more...