Wintertime is wonderful in so many ways: the holidays, friends and family, cold weather and warm hearths. However, winter is also the time when many people catch colds. Sore throats can make you miserable but you may not be crazy about taking yet another commercial medicine. Fortunately, there are many natural ways to relieve the pain and discomfort of sore throats. Here are eight ways you can start feeling better, fast!
Slippery Elm Lozenges. The inner bark of the Slippery Elm tree has been used for hundreds of years to relieve sore throat pain. NPR's program The People's Pharmacysays, "The colonists were familiar with the use of bark from other elm species to treat coughs and sore throats in England and as a poultice for broken bones or wounds. It was also used to treat urinary tract infections. Native Americans used slippery elm bark topically for cuts, cold sores, and boils.
Ginger Tea. Another fabulous recommendation from The People's Pharmacywho offersRead More »from Six Natural Remedies For Sore Throats