An unusual change and huskiness in voice which is caused due to stimulation in the vocal cords is known as hoarseness. It happens due to a swelling in the adams apple, or due to some infections, excessive use of voice, irritation in the windpipe etc.When the cords are tightened up the vibration tends to get higher and there is a roughness in the voice.
Hoarseness should be treated immediately since it may lead to cancer and there are a few natural home remedies which can help a person instantly to overcome the problem without much effort, time and expense and they are as follows: -
Effective Natural Cures For Hoarseness
A glass of hot milk with a pinch of turmeric powder every night for about a week helps in curing the pain experienced in the throat.
Quitting Of Bad Habits
Smoking, dry air and to stay in an unclean environment or dusty areas cause coughing and irritation in the throat.
Sweet And Sour
Honey as a sweetener when put in lime tea is an effective remedy in curing throat irritation and a sip of such tea clears the cords and gives way to the air. Citric acid helps in killing germs and honey helps in healing.
Sucking of lozenges or anything sweet or mint helps in increment of salivating and keeps the throat watery which helps to overcome irritation.
Lubrication Of Throat
Normally fifteen glasses of water or about five liters of water or any liquid should be taken in during the day to keep the throat moist and away from dryness.
Gargling with a mixture of liquid from onions, lime and the sweetener honey helps in curing the soreness in the throat.
Roots Of The Ginger
The skin of the roots of ginger should be peeled and the roots when sliced should be placed into a container of water. The water should be then boiled until it turns pale yellow. Honey should be therefore added and it should be sipped for clearance of the throat.
Since hoarseness causes swelling and to reduce the movement chords speaking should be minimized.
A herb called sage acts as a flavor in some food and can even cure soreness, hoarseness etc and give relief to the throat. It is readily available in form of leaves, oils etc. This herb when mixed with water and gargled softens and clears the throat.
Roots of licorice help in curing swellings, ulcers in the throat or stomach etc. The roots of this herb should be boiled and then gargled with systematically in order for a good cure.
Gargling with warm water mixed with salt every night for about ten days helps in better functioning of the throat and helps a person attain a good voice. It is normally recommended to gargle every day.
Inhaling Of Steam
Steam with a pinch of liquefied vicks or balm should be inhaled with the head covered and this process should be repeated until the problem subsides.