Remedies, treatments and care for Hoarseness


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 swelling 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: 469  Effectiveness: 4.2  
Take cayenne pepper  Popularity: 396  Effectiveness: 4.5  
Drink slippery elm tea  Popularity: 385  Effectiveness: 1.6  
Drink and gargle with apple cider vinegar  Popularity: 349  Effectiveness: 4.7  
Take black pepper  Popularity: 326  Effectiveness: 4.0  
Inhale lavender or chamomile oil  Popularity: 307  Effectiveness: 3.1  
Apply steam  Popularity: 300  Effectiveness: 3.2  
Eat honey  Popularity: 293  Effectiveness: 4.7  
Drink lemon juice  Popularity: 279  Effectiveness: 2.6  
Chew or gargle with cardamom tea  Popularity: 276  Effectiveness: 0.8  
Take turmeric and milk  Popularity: 272  Effectiveness: 2.5  
gargle with salt water  Popularity: 266  Effectiveness: 3.4  
Eat ginger  Popularity: 227  Effectiveness: 4.7  
Drink onion juice  Popularity: 184  Effectiveness: 2.8  
Eat roasted grams  Popularity: 89  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: 443  Effectiveness: 4.9  
Take honey  Popularity: 432  Effectiveness: 4.0  
Gargle with lemon juice  Popularity: 399  Effectiveness: 3.2  
Gargle with salt water  Popularity: 360  Effectiveness: 4.7  
Take ginger  Popularity: 351  Effectiveness: 4.6  
Take onion syrup  Popularity: 321  Effectiveness: 3.8  
Take garlic  Popularity: 290  Effectiveness: 4.1  
Take slippery elm  Popularity: 290  Effectiveness: 3.4  
Take black pepper  Popularity: 257  Effectiveness: 3.0  
Dring peppermint tea  Popularity: 247  Effectiveness: 2.6  
Take turmeric and Milk  Popularity: 236  Effectiveness: 3.0  
Inhale eucalyptus oil  Popularity: 230  Effectiveness: 3.2  
Drink licorice tea  Popularity: 175  Effectiveness: 3.0  

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