This simple home remedy has worked 100% of the time for anyone that has tried it. Instead of suffering with a sore throat for a week or more, you can drive it away immediately, sometimes in less than a day. However, this remedy is not medical advice; it is a shared experience that really works! This site is not for profit; it's aim is simply to help people cure their sore throats.
The most common sore throat remedies for sore throat are usually over-the-counter sprays, lozenges and pastilles that are ineffective and smelly. The most common doctor-prescribed remedies are antibiotics, which take time to obtain, cost money and can have many negative side effects.
Most often, people waste time waiting while trying to figure out whether
or not they really have a sore throat. By the time they realize they do
have a sore throat, it's usually to the point that they are already suffering
from serious sore
throat pain, can barely speak, swallow or even eat.
This remedy is salt, and not just about gargling saltwater, it is actually about using common table salt as it is.
What you have to do is: tilt your head backwards and shake a little bit of salt straight into the back of your throat. Make sure you shake it straight into your throat, onto the base of your tongue and not over the middle or the tip your tongue (this way you will not suffer from any unpleasant taste). After that, do not swallow your saliva, just let the salt dissolve right there on the back of your throat, letting the salt stay there for as long as you possibly can. If you're using a salt shaker, shake 2 to 6 times depending how bad your sore throat is. If you're using a fast food style paper saltshaker, you should shake about 1/4 of the packet directly into your throat.
Also highly suggested, is to shake an even larger amount of salt into your throat right before you go to sleep for the night. During your sleep, without food or drink, bacteria thrive without any interruption to incubation and growth. Therefore, using salt while you are asleep can be extremely effective. Keep a salt shaker near your bed. If you wake up in the middle of the night feeling sore, you can shake some more salt into your throat.
Salt is a very old remedy that kills bacteria. In the old days they traditionally used salt to preserve meat and fish. Why? Because salt attracts water and attacks the bacteria cell walls, causing the bacteria to dehydrate and self-destruct in the process.
If your sore throat is really severe you can use salt as often as every 30 minutes. Use it as soon as you feel the first symptoms of a sore throat and the earlier you use it, the faster you’ll get rid of that sore throat.
Salt is available nearly everywhere. You can stop in to any fast food place on any street and grab some. Don’t wait around trying to figure out whether or not your sore throat is serious. Instead you can use this quick sore throat cure. As soon as you feel the first signs of a sore throat, use the salt immediately. Gargling salt water is not nearly as effective since the concentration of salt is not high enough to take care of the problem. Also, gargling water requires a cup of water and the time to dissolve the salt in it, yet more inconvenience that makes you wait for relief.
Not all sore throats are the result of a bacteria infection. Sometimes the cause is a virus, commonly known as influenza virus. Many times your sore throat starts as a viral infection which develops into a bacterial infection. Salt is intended to fight only the bacteria, not the virus. Therefore salt might not be totally effective if you are suffering from a viral throat infection. Nevertheless, you really have nothing to lose by using salt. According to experience, salt can be extremely effective in most all cases, depending on the cause of your sore throat.
A sore throat is also often the first stage of a common cold, also known as the Flu. First to arrive is the sore throat, followed by nasal congestion and coughing. If you can take care of it fast, you won't wear down your immune system fighting the sore throat and your immune system has more energy to fight the other cold symptoms. Therefore, using salt could also shorten the total duration of suffering from the common cold.
Everybody suffers from a sore throat every year. If you find this advice to be useful - feel free to share it with your friends - and send them a link to this site.
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I couldn't be more grateful for this remedy!! Fast/Free/Easy. Will definitely be passing this along to everyone I know, especially with this cold weather approaching in the Midwest!
Im not sure why this isn't published in every health textbook ever. Not only was this the easiest and fastest way to get rid of the hideous sore throat I've had all summer but it was FREE. I cant stand having another bottle of Nyquil spray in my bathroom cabinet. Thank you to whoever discovered this!!!
Anybody else here from the East Coast???? Im from Chi town and this Winter weather just won't go away which means neither will this awful cold I've had the WORST sore throat and stuffy nose for I dont even know how long and finally someone emailed me this page and for the first time in months I can SWALLOW without it feeling like razorblades!
Funny how I've been shelling out so much cash on Halls and Vicks when the remedy was free the whole time. Genius!
the perfect way to cure a sore throat. FOR FREE. Thank you google for sending me here... will pass this remedy down to my grandkids one day!!
Thank you Google Gods for sending me here!!! It's been a brutal last few days with this strep throat and finally after all the searching and store bought crap, I find the easiest cheapest remedy in my kitchen cabinets. Ironic, aint it? I'm 100% CURED thanks to this! amazing.
Finally a remedy that doesn't involve disgusting sprays or hard to swallow pills! This is a classic, easy, free cheap remedy I will pass down to my kids and grand kids! Thanks guys.
The answers to my prayers! Finally I dont have to stay up late with my little girl as she cries about her sore throat.. She refuses to drink cough syrup and I was running out of options. I found this and within 2 days she was 100% pain free.
To whomever created this remedy, I THANK YOU! I have been googling ways for MONTHS on how to get rid of this awful, scratchy, painful sore throat I've acexpletiveulated over this brutal NY winter but with no success. I've tried sprays, pills, ice cubes (bad idea) and nothing ever worked .I finally came across this page and figured "screw it, why not. looks easy enough" and within MINUTES (i kid you not) my throat felt the best it has since Christmas.
This is brilliant! Thank you admin
Such a great find! Glad google sent me here. Cured a pretty bad sore throat i've had since summer! Can finally swallow without wanting to cry! Highly recommended!
with the worst weather out here in MI, I have had a cold for almost 6 months! Constant coughing, constant sniffling and the WORST was the sore throat! I would wake up and my throat would feel like it was on fire! :-( Then, when I googled home remedies I found this! And let me tell you, I dont remember a time when I felt this relieved! No aches, no sore throat, no burning, no itching, no coughing. I've passed on the remedy to all my buddies out here! So, to whomever runs this page- I THANK YOU!!!!