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Sore throat remedy: licorice root powder and water

Sore throat remedy: licorice root powder and water
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Licorice root may soothe a sore throat and help eliminate cough-inducing phlegm; a 2013 study of more than 200 people found that surgical patients who had gargled with a licorice solution prior to anaesthesia were less likely to develop a sore throat post-surgery.

Sore throat remedy: green tea

Sore throat remedy: green tea
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This one is actually a sore-throat prevention measure, since one health benefit of tea is the ability to fight infections. Next time you brew a cup of green tea, make a little extra and gargle with it. A 2016 review of research found that gargling with tea may have a preventative effect against the flu virus.

This is what happens to your body when you drink tea every day.

Sore throat remedy: raspberry tea

Sore throat remedy: raspberry tea
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Raspberry tea is an old home remedy for a sore throat because of the anti-inflammatory properties. One recipe calls for pouring one cup of boiling water over two teaspoons of dried raspberry leaves or packaged raspberry tea. Steep for ten minutes, then strain and let cool a bit. Gargle while warm.

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