Top five home remedies to treat sore throat!

 Having a sore throat can be so annoying and it starts with itchy and scratchy feeling in the throat that leads to cough. 

Last Updated: Sep 08, 2016, 00:12 AM IST

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Having a sore throat can be so annoying and it starts with itchy and scratchy feeling in the throat that leads to cough. It is caused by inflammation due to a cold or other virus. Though there are many medicines for sore throat but one can easily get rid of it naturally.

Here are some home remedies to treat sore throat:

Turmeric milk

This drink is a traditional remedy that helps in getting rid of sore throat and also prevent cough because of its antibacterial properties.

Clove and honey

Cloves and honey has antibacterial properties that not only relieve itchy throat but also eases the pain in your throat and also lowers the risk of throat infections.

Fenugreek water

Fenugreek seeds is packed with antibacterial compounds and anti-inflammatory properties that helps you to fight sore throat. Boil a litre of water with fenugreek seeds at low flame.When the colour of water changes, remove it from flame and cool down. Gargle twice a day with this water to treat sore throat.

Pomegranate peel

Pomegranate contains antioxidants and antibacterial compounds that inhibit bacterial growth and ease the pain in your throat. All you need to do is gargle with pomegranate peel water twice a day to relieve throat pain and sore throat.

Herbal kadha

Drinking a cup of this homemade kadha will helps you get relief from sore throat as it contains anti-inflammatory and antibacterial compounds which also boost your immunity.