Like others have said.... my mother's remedy of gargling with salt water is the best . But it tastes revolting, so make sure you have some hot water with tea and honey or somethng delicious in it to wash away the taste....
Honey and lemon with a little Southern Comfort... good for sore throat or a cold. Make it into a hot toddy. If I had to measure it I'd say 1 Tbsp of each in 14 oz of hot water. Do it as your capacity requires it. Nothing excessive so you won't hurt yourself.
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Everyone always tells me ice cream and popsicles, but when I had my tonsils out, hot chocolate soothed it the most. Warm things seem more soothing to me.
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My MD always recommends gargling with warm salt water. (Which I do, but hate.)
Chloraseptic is very diet-friendly - you won't want to eat anything after a spritz!
I usually go for something such as Throat Coat tea and, while I know there's no science behind it, I find that Airborne helps me feel better, too.
Get well soon!
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I use the throat spray and numbing lozenges
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warm salt water gives immediate relief.
I also like SF popsicles when I have a sore throat. And lemonade.
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