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How to Remedy a Sore Throat

Watch more Cough, Flu, & Cold Remedies videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Remedy a sore throat with a few simple tricks. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Gargle a mixture of lemon juice and salt in 8 ounces warm water for one minute every hour. It will wash away mucus and improve circulation. Step 2: Drink a tea of apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, a pinch of cayenne pepper, and honey in a glass of hot water at least three times a day. Tip Chamomile and licorice teas soothe a sore throat. Step 3: Keep the air moist with a cool or warm humidifier to relieve swollen air passages. Or, set out a shallow pan of water, which will evaporate and naturally humidify the air. Tip Don't smoke and stay clear of secondhand smoke and other airborne pollutants. Step 4: Take a hot bath with Epsom salts. The magnesium sulfate is absorbed through the skin and draws toxins out of the body. Step 5: Take an anti-inflammatory such as ibuprofen to reduce swelling and discomfort. Did You Know? A tonsillectomy is the second most common childhood surgery.
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