Take slippery elm for the care and relief of Sore Throat
Effectiveness: 2.0Popularity: 4
Why it works: Slippery elm contains mucilage, a substance that becomes a slick gel when mixed with water. It coats and soothes the mouth and throat.
How it works: Mix 1 teaspoon of the powdered slippery elm extract in a cup of hot water and sip slowly. Try to hold the mixture in your mouth for as long as possible before swallowing. Avoid taking slippery elm if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
The self cure remedy of Take slippery elm for the care and relief of Sore Throat has an effectiveness score of 2.0 and a popularity score of 4 on the self-cure system.