What are good home remediesfor a very sore throat?

Cough. .You can also use home remedies like warmed honey (a teaspoon). Sometimes just gargling with warm salt water takes the pain away. (1 to 3 tsps salt per cup of warm water). Take vitamin c as well 1000 mg a day when your throat is sore. Good luck!
Gargle with warm sal. Gargle with warm salt water to help reduce swelling and relieve discomfort: gargle at least once each hour with 1 tsp (5 g) of salt dissolved in 8 fl oz (240 ml) of warm water. If you have postnasal drip, gargle often to prevent more throat irritation. Do not smoke or use other tobacco products and avoid secondhand smoke.Use nonprescription throat lozenges.Use a decongestant.