Strep throat is an infectious disease. It is caused by ‘’Streptococcus’’ bacteria.
A person suffering from this problem may exhibit symptoms such as difficulty in swallowing food, throat pain, swelling around the neck area, loss of appetite, bad taste, headache, nausea, chills and fever. The use of various natural treatments can relieve this problem.
Natural Treatments for Strep Throat
A person can gargle with echinacea tincture multiple times in a day to treat the problem. Consumption of echinacea tea can help in relieving various symptoms associated with strep throat.
A person can consume sunflower oil (1 teaspoon) to reduce the soreness. A few drops of a mixture of sunflower, geranium, hyssop and thyme oil can be added to boiling water and used to inhale the aroma on a frequent basis to obtain relief.
A person can boil figs (1 pound) in water and strain the mixture after a few minutes. Honey (1 tablespoon) and lemon juice (1 teaspoon) can be added to this mixture to prepare a natural syrup.
This syrup can be consumed several times per day to obtain relief from sore throat. Gargling with this syrup can also provide effective results.
Cayenne pepper belongs to ‘’Capsicum’’ family. A natural tonic made by mixing cayenne pepper powder (1/8th teaspoon) and salt (1/4th teaspoon) in hot water can be used to gargle on a frequent basis to relieve the symptoms of the medical condition. Honey (1 teaspoon) can also be added to improve the taste of this tonic.
‘’Trigonella Foenum-Gracecum’’ is the botanical name of fenugreek. A natural infusion prepared by boiling fenugreek seeds in water can be consumed multiple times per day to treat the throat pain and swelling around the neck area. Fenugreek seed powder can be dissolved in a cup of warm milk and consumed 2 times per day.
A person can dilute pomegranate juice with water and gargle with this solution several times in a day to soothe the sore throat. Intake of pomegranate tea can also help in the treatment. A mixture of pomegranate juice, grape juice and honey can also be consumed on a daily basis.
The diuretic properties of vitamin C can strengthen the throat tissues and protect the throat from various infections which may result in the problem. Vitamin B can relieve the symptoms associated with the medical condition. A person can consume fish, yeast products, brown rice, nuts, broccoli and mango to get these vitamins.
Blackberry can be steeped in warm water for some time to prepare a natural tonic. Cinnamon powder can be also be added to this tonic to increase its effectiveness.
A person can drink this tonic multiple times in a week to obtain immediate relief from the problem of strep throat.
Apple Cider Vinegar
A person can gargle with a solution prepared by mixing apple cider vinegar, salt, honey and warm water on a frequent basis to cure the problem of strep throat.
A solution prepared by boiling dried leaves (2 teaspoons) of raspberry in water can be used for gargling to treat the problem. This solution should be used after it has cooled down.
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