Strep throat treatment

The Natural Ways

Strep throat is a very painful, contagious infection of throat and tonsils; that is caused by infectious Group A Streptococcus bacteria. Many people think that the only strep throat treatment is using the antibiotics, but the reality is that by adopting some natural ways to for the strep throat treatment you can do a lot for your painful condition without the fear of any side-effects. Some of the natural strep throat treatments are discussed here.

First and foremost you should drink plenty of fluids to support your immune system. Drinking lots of water will help to get rid of the bacteria in your throat by flushing them out. It will also shorten the period of the infection.  Herbal teas have been used as strep throat treatment for ages. Taking herbal teas like chamomile tea and fenugreek tea will surely help in reducing the throat pain and in getting rid of the headache and body ache. You should take the tea every few hours. Taking a cup of warm water with a teaspoon of honey and a lemon squeezed in it will do wonders!

You must gargle with warm salty water; it will kill the bacteria and will help in decreasing the amount of inflammation in your throat. If boiled with two to three cloves and a cinnamon stick the water will work as magic.  Other antibacterial herbs like thyme, olive leaf, sage, myrrh, and wild indigo are also very useful to get rid of strep throat quickly.  You should also increase your intake of light foods preferably, broths, soups and juices enrich in vitamin C, vitamin A and zinc.

Using of ginger, garlic, turmeric, cayenne, pineapple and pawpaw in food will also help.  Plenty of rest, lots of fluids and resting your throat by not using your voice too much will help in treating the strep throat very quickly.

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