Take marshmallow root for the care and relief of Sore Throat
Effectiveness: 2.5Popularity: 12
Why it works: The antitussive properties and mucilage abilities allow marshmallow root to decrease irritation of the throat, reduce swelling in the lymph nodes, speed up healing time and reduce aggravating dry coughing. The marshmallow extract is used in many cough syrups and throat lozenges.
How it works: Add a tablespoon of chopped dry marshmallow root to two cups of boiling water. Simmer at low heat for 10 minutes. Wait for it to cool down and drink.
The self cure remedy of Take marshmallow root for the care and relief of Sore Throat has an effectiveness score of 2.5 and a popularity score of 12 on the self-cure system.