The on-set of a sore throat can be really uncomfortable and irritating, but that doesn’t mean we need to run to the doctor every time we’re under the weather. A (non-infectious) sore throat can be alleviated with a few simple at-home remedies. Warm water, salt, apple cider vinegar, the list goes on… and you probably have access to it all right now. Here are our top 6 tips to feel better, now!

  1. Drink warm broth and soup. Warm drinks without caffeine help hydrate!
  2. Gargle warm water and salt. Soothes painful areas and rids throat of mucus.
  3. Warm water with lemon and honey. Coats your throat to prevent mucus build up.
  4. Throat lozenges. Helps keep your mouth and throat moist.
  5. Gargle apple cider vinegar with water + cayenne. Contains antibacterial properties to fight infection.
  6. Use a humidifier. Helps keep your throat from drying out.

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