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Hoarseness is a general term that describes abnormal voice changes. When hoarse, the voice may sound breathy, raspy, strained, or there may be changes in volume or pitch. The most common cause is acute laryngitis´┐Żswelling of the vocal folds that occurs during a common cold, upper respiratory tract viral infection, or from voice strain. Serious injury to the vocal folds can result from strenuous voice use during an episode of acute laryngitis.


Gargle with garlic solution  Popularity: 420  Effectiveness: 4.2  
Drink slippery elm tea  Popularity: 380  Effectiveness: 1.6  
Drink and gargle with apple cider vinegar  Popularity: 352  Effectiveness: 4.7  
Chew or gargle with cardamom tea  Popularity: 298  Effectiveness: 0.8  
Eat honey  Popularity: 297  Effectiveness: 4.7  
Eat ginger  Popularity: 280  Effectiveness: 4.7  
Inhale lavender or chamomile oil  Popularity: 278  Effectiveness: 3.1  
gargle with salt water  Popularity: 264  Effectiveness: 3.4  
Take turmeric and milk  Popularity: 258  Effectiveness: 2.5  
Apply steam  Popularity: 254  Effectiveness: 3.2  
Take black pepper  Popularity: 232  Effectiveness: 4.0  
Take cayenne pepper  Popularity: 215  Effectiveness: 4.5  
Drink lemon juice  Popularity: 210  Effectiveness: 2.6  
Drink onion juice  Popularity: 198  Effectiveness: 2.8  
Eat roasted grams  Popularity: 114  Effectiveness: 3.2  


Laryngitis is an inflammation of the voice box, or larynx, that causes the voice to become raspy or hoarse.


Drink or gargle with apple cider vinegar  Popularity: 393  Effectiveness: 4.9  
Take honey  Popularity: 389  Effectiveness: 4.0  
Gargle with lemon juice  Popularity: 385  Effectiveness: 3.2  
Dring peppermint tea  Popularity: 354  Effectiveness: 2.6  
Gargle with salt water  Popularity: 333  Effectiveness: 4.7  
Take ginger  Popularity: 321  Effectiveness: 4.6  
Take onion syrup  Popularity: 309  Effectiveness: 3.8  
Inhale eucalyptus oil  Popularity: 302  Effectiveness: 3.2  
Take slippery elm  Popularity: 287  Effectiveness: 3.4  
Take garlic  Popularity: 274  Effectiveness: 4.1  
Take black pepper  Popularity: 246  Effectiveness: 0.0  
Take turmeric and Milk  Popularity: 234  Effectiveness: 3.0  
Drink licorice tea  Popularity: 220  Effectiveness: 3.0  

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