When thinking of the benefits and uses of marshmallow root, the first one that comes to mind for most of you will probably be treating sore throats and dry coughs. So, is marshmallow root really good for sore throats? In fact, it has been used medicinally for this purpose for more than 2,000 years. So, you could almost say it is from the traditional healing system. However, it is important to note that few scientific studies have been done on the soothing effects of this herb. Continue reading Marshmallow Root For Sore Throat
When it comes to cobblestone throat, it is regrettable that few medical references can be found online or offline. However, many people did ever have the so-called cobblestone appearance occurred in the back of the throat. There is no denying that it looks terrible sometimes. The good news is that it is nothing serious and usually the use of over the counter medication can heal it. Of course, finding out the underlying cause is always the first priority although there is nothing to worry about it. Continue reading Cobblestone Throat
When it comes to strep throat treatment, antibiotics are usually prescribed because this is bacterial infections. However, penicillin, amoxicillin, and cephalexin don’t make any sense if a sore throat is caused by a virus or allergies. In this case, herbal remedies can help ease the pain or irritation of the throat. Continue reading Herbs for Sore Throat
Infections from viruses or bacteria should take the blame for most sore throat. Fortunately, the viruses are the same thing that causes common cold and flu (influenza). That’s to say, this is a minor illness that will go away even though no medical treatment has been given. So, some simple at home remedies or over-the-counter meds can soothe the pain and irritation quickly. Among them, the old-fashioned saltwater is one of the best-known tricks. Besides, you have more options that are as effective. Continue reading Home Remedies for Sore Throat Pain Relief
The typical common cold symptoms include headache, a sore or itchy throat, difficulty in breathing, and so on. In this case, some home remedies and treatments, for example gargling with warm salt water, can help you feel better quickly. Of course, you need to do it as frequently as you can to get the relief from the mentioned cold symptoms, especially a sore and swollen throat. Continue reading Does Gargling Warm Salt Water Help Sore Throats?