Remedies, treatments and care for Sore Throat

Sore Throat

A sore throat is pain, scratchiness or irritation of the throat that often worsens when you swallow. The most common cause of a sore throat (pharyngitis) is a viral infection, such as a cold or the flu.


Eat onion and honey  Popularity: 387  Effectiveness: 1.7  
Gargle with apple cider vinegar  Popularity: 384  Effectiveness: 3.9  
Drink warm honey tea  Popularity: 378  Effectiveness: 3.1  
Eat lemon  Popularity: 365  Effectiveness: 3.2  
Drink honey and cinnamon  Popularity: 352  Effectiveness: 3.4  
Eat garlic  Popularity: 350  Effectiveness: 3.7  
Gargle with salt water  Popularity: 350  Effectiveness: 3.1  
Eat cloves or drink clove tea  Popularity: 346  Effectiveness: 2.3  
Take fenugreek seeds  Popularity: 330  Effectiveness: 0.4  
Take cinnamon  Popularity: 322  Effectiveness: 3.6  
Gargle with turmeric and salt solution  Popularity: 305  Effectiveness: 3.7  
Drink milk and turmeric  Popularity: 240  Effectiveness: 3.2  
Take slippery elm  Popularity: 224  Effectiveness: 2.0  
Drink basil tea  Popularity: 205  Effectiveness: 2.1  
Take popsicles or lozenges  Popularity: 202  Effectiveness: 1.9  
Take marshmallow root  Popularity: 202  Effectiveness: 0.8  

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