Strep throat is caused by the Streptococcus pyogenes bacteria and it is more common for children to contract it. Frequent symptoms are a pain in the throat and inflammation.
Doctors usually treat it with antibiotics, but we suggest several natural remedies to help you treat the inflamed and painful throat and fight bacteria in a simple and fast way!
Honey has powerful antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that effectively treat inflammation, infections, and pain. It also fights bacteria, so it will provide instant relief.
- *Vitamin C- Lemon
Lemons are abundant in vitamin C, which has antibacterial qualities that will treat the infection and soothe the throat pain. Prepare tea with some lemon juice and honey.
- Essential Oils
Essential oils can provide amazing benefits for your strep throat. Use lemon, grapefruit, lemongrass, thyme, lavender, or cinnamon essential oil. Prepare the following remedy:
-Add five drops of some of the essential oils listed above in some water. Pour this mixture into a pan and heat it. Then, use the steam from the solution for inhalation for about 10-15 minutes. Repeat as many times as needed during the day.
- Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is one a most effective natural remedy for infections. You simply mix 3 tablespoons of it with 8 oz. of warm water. Use this solution to gargle, and you should feel the improvement right away.
- Cayenne Pepper
Mix a teaspoon of cayenne pepper powder with half a cup of coconut or olive oil to treat strep throat. The application of this mixture on the area of the throat relaxes the tensed muscles and treats the infection.
You no longer need to use antibiotics to relieve the strep throat: choose a homemade remedy to solve your problem in a natural way!
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