Protect your Throat by Natural Way

It is best to protect the throat against these infections and irritants. The best way is to be proactive in protecting the throat and preventing the inflammation and infection before it happens.

One source of infection that is over looked by most people is the humble toothbrush. Left over night, it can be a potential source of problem for the throat and mouth. Every morning, before brushing the teeth, soak the brush in a glass of hot water to which a teaspoonful of common salt has been added. This helps to disinfect the toothbrush and also helps keep it clean.

Cloves are a natural antiseptic and very useful in treating throat and mouth infections.They can also act as a preventive measure and protect the throat. Just chew one clove every morning (after removing the 'flower') to find daily protection for the throat against harmful germs.
In the Ayurveda system of medicine, Holy Basil is well renowned for the protection it offers to the throat . chew five to six holy basil leaves, every morning.

Another simple way is to squeeze a little fresh ginger juice (3-4 ml) in the morning. Mix it with 5 ml of honey and take it after brushing the teeth. Ginger and honey will help protect the throat during the day.

Another herb that helps to protect the throat is Turmeric. To use it effectively, take half a cup of hot water, add a pinch of salt and 5 grams of Turmeric powder to it. Drink this mixture every night during the 'allergic' season to protect your throat.

Incorporate the habit of gargling with a glass of lukewarm water to which a pinch of salt has been added every night before bed, after brushing your teeth. This good habit will help disinfect the throat and mouth.

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