A sore throat can give anyone a tough time. Not only does it irritate the throat but can also be accompanied with pain. COVID has left us all even more petrified of the sore throat. And so when it hits us, the first thing we reach out for is a hot piping cup of tea. You’d be happy to know that instead of a plain tea, you can consider including an interesting blends that will help soothe your symptoms in a better way. So if you or someone in your family has a sore throat, here is the tea you must have.
Moroccan tea is one of the best teas to soothe a sore throat. The best part about the tea is that you need only three simple ingredients to make it – ginger root, honey and lemon juice.
Honey coats the throat and is very soothing and acts as a natural antibiotic. It is actually one of the oldest antibiotics. For this tea, it is recommended you use raw honey to reap the most health benefits.
Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties and works wonders for a sore throat. Ginger helps by blocking pro-inflammatory proteins in the body – these proteins cause inflammatory pain and itchiness.
Lemon is great for sore throat as it helps break the mucus and provides pain relief. Lemons are also packed with vitamin C, which boosts the immune system and gives it the power to fight off the infection.
Other home remedies
Other home remedies for a sore throat include the good old fashioned gargling with salt water, masala chai and of course all the good nani ke nuskhe.