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Here we are going to look at the most common homeopathic remedies for sore throats to help the pain caused. There are many reasons why your throat might be sore, including colds and flu, talking too much or tonsillitis. In any of these cases, the natural remedies we talk about here can have you feeling much better.
In many cases, the sore throat will be mild and cause minor discomfort. However, in some cases, it could be caused by an infection or tonsillitis and this might require a doctor’s intervention and a course of antibiotics. If you only have a mild throat and no fever, you might want to try one of the remedies below.
Herbal remedies for sore throats
People have been using herbs for many thousands of years to treat minor illnesses and a sore throat is one of them.
So, let’s look at some of the most common herbal remedies below.
Echinacea is one of the most common of homeopathic remedies for sore throats and more so when it is combined with other herbs and vitamins. It can help to stave off colds and flu and it can cut down the amount of time the cold hangs around.
Allium sativum is garlic and it is used to stave off the chances of catching cold or flu and it can also be used to lessen the symptoms of a sore throat.
This herbal remedy can leave you with smelly breath but you can take it in capsule form to lessen this issue.
Mentha x piperita
Mentha x piperita is peppermint and it is a herb that can be used to treat many of the symptoms of cold. It makes a good decongestant and it is excellent for soothing a sore throat and cough.
Homeopathic remedies for sore throats
We will now move on to take a look at more natural remedies for a sore throat that you might want to try.
Arsenicum album is a good remedy when you have a burning sensation in the throat along with being thirsty and feeling chilly or restless.
Hepar sulphuricum is a good choice of homeopathic remedies for sore throats if you have a stinging sensation in your throat. Some people have also described it as a feeling of having something lodged in the throat. It can also help if you have enlarged tonsils.
Lycopodium can help if you feel as though you have something stuck in your throat or a choking sensation.
Some people say it feels as though there is a small ball in the throat. It is good for a sore throat with pain to the right side, which spreads to the left.
Rhus toxicodendron is good for any throat pain that is worse when swallowing. It is also a good choice if you have a dry throat or if the pain is worse in cold air or when talking.
Things to consider
While the above are many of the common homeopathic remedies for sore throats, there are times when seeking medical attention is necessary.
While in many cases, a sore throat will go away of its own accord you should contact a doctor if you have a fever, a rash or your lymph nodes are swollen.