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Home Remedies For Laryngitis

By:Meenakshi Chaudhary, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Oct 18, 2014
If you are fed up with inflammation and pain around the larynx, also known as the voice box, get quick relief with some natural and effective home remedies for laryngitis.
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    Laryngitis

    Laryngitis is a condition involving irritation and inflammation of larynx which results in a common symptom of hoarseness or loss of voice. You may get an over-the-counter solution for the problem, however, there are even better ways to treat the condition at home. Here are some natural home remedies for laryngitis. Image Courtesy: Getty

     

    Laryngitis
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    Onion Syrup

    One of the most effective home remedies for the treatment of laryngitis is onions. Onion syrup works as a natural cure for larynx inflammation and provides quick relief. Chop couple of onions to very small pieces and simmer them in a bowl of water to prepare the syrup. Now a couple of spoonfuls of this syrup to a cupful of warm water and drink it every 4-5 hours. Image Courtesy: Getty

     

    Onion Syrup
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    Salt

    A pinch of salt in a cupful of warm water can be very helpful in treating laryngitis. Add a teaspoonful of salt to a cupful of warm water and gargle with it every couple of hours. The inflammation would be a lot better by the end of the day. Image Courtesy: Getty

    Salt
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    Garlic

    Garlic offers great antimicrobial properties that can help kill bacteria and viruses and therefore, reduce the inflammation and laryngitis itself. Put a small garlic clove inside of your mouth and suck on it slowly. Take it several times a day for quick relief. Image Courtesy: Getty

    Garlic
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    Ginger

    Ginger helps soothe the mucous membrane around larynx, providing quick relief from inflammation. Boil chopped ginger in a pan, strain the liquid and cool it down a little.  You may also add lemon juice and sweeten it withs honey. Drink this ginger tea several times a day. You may also try sucking on a few candied ginger throughout the day. Image Courtesy: Getty

    Ginger
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    Lemon Juice

    Lemon juice is acidic in nature and it can kill bacteria providing relief from the symptoms of laryngitis. Add some salt and lemon juice to a cupful of warm water and gargle with it a couple of times for quick relief from the condition. Image Courtesy: Getty

     

    Lemon Juice
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    Apple Cider Vinegar

    Apple cider vinegar can be very effective against bacteria-causing inflammation in your larynx. Add a couple of tablespoonfuls of apple cider vinegar and few drops of honey to a cupfu of water and drink it at least two times a day. Image Courtesy : Getty

    Apple Cider Vinegar
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    Speak Less

    You should in the meantime also give your larynx a proper rest. Speak less and avoid speaking loudly as it may put stress on the already inflamed areas. Image Courtesy : Getty

     

    Speak Less
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