26 June 2015

Natural Remedies for Bump on the Back of Head

Tea tree plant
Any parts of your body can catch health problems similarly, the scalp as well get affected and make you worrisome. You scalp may get affected and develop in skin bumps, if in such situation you are net experiencing pain, then this is not a serious matter and you should not worry much as it may be the result of common circumstances. On the other hand when you notice pain along with these bumps then you should seek an experts advice quickly rather than trying your own treatments.


Mainly two types of skin conditions, one is folliculitis and the other referred as seborrheic dermatitis are the main reason of causing bumps on your scalp’s back. When your hair follicle infected by a bacterium, the result leads to follucilitis, which leads to bumps on your back scalp, according to a Clinical Website. The other condition, seborrheic dermatitis affects your skin and form scales over its surface. This leads formation of bumps due to combination of several dead skin cells and scalp oil, according to a Health Magazine.


When you use hair band grips and caps or when your clothing creates friction with your hairs it leads to irritations & inflammation of follicles and causes folliculitis. Because of its contagious nature, you may also catch infection by using combs or brushes of the infected person, states a Medical Website. On the other hand seborrheic dermatitis is not comes under bacterial infection category rather it occurs in response of overproduced scalp oil and irritation caused by ‘malessizia’, a type of yeast presents in your scalp. Another reason may involved in causing seborrheic dermatitis is genetic conditions. According to a Heath Magazine, seborrheic dermatitis is usually spreads in families.

Home Remedies

According to a Clinical Website, Various natural resources based creams or lotions are also effectively counter both seborrheic & folliculitis dermatitis with their anti itching property contents as oatmeal has. Remember to avoid strong shampoos or excessive hot water application over your skin or hair to avoid any complications.       

Lavender Oil

Lavender oil is one of the most effective ways to treat head bumps and other scalp related problems. Lavender oil contains various medicinal properties such as antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic, which makes lavender oil a wonderful remedy for infection and inflammation.  Lavender oil not only treats bumps of the heads but it also cleanses your scalp from dandruff as well. For using lavender oil, take few drops of it and massage your scalp thoroughly, leave it for half an hour and then
Neem Leaves
take bath. Moreover, avoid using any shampoo while using lavender oil.

Tea Tree Oil  

Tea tree oil is another useful remedy for the treatment of head bumps. Similar to lavender oil, tea tree oil also contains various medicinal properties that make it an effective remedy. The method of using tea tree oil for head bump is same as described for the lavender oil.


Whatever type of skin infection or inflammation you are suffering with, garlic has an answer for it. Garlic is among those household items that help you not only in your cooking but in treating a variety of health problems as well. Garlic has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antifungal properties along with various other beneficial contents. For using Garlic against your head bump, first mesh few cloves of garlic and apply the meshed out paste over your scalp. Wash it after 15-20 minutes; repeat this procedure once in every two days until you get the full relief from head bumps.

Neem (Azadirachta Indica) Leaves

Neem is one of the most effective anti germ remedies that you can use in any type of skin infections. The amazing medicinal properties of neem make it an ultimate germ killer and therefore, it is often used in bathing soap as well. During the older days, people use neem in many ways to treat skin problems such as chicken pox, small pox and other skin diseases, they even burn neem leaves for preventing mosquitoes as well. For using neem leaves, first mesh the leaves to make paste, add few drops of water to dilute it for applying over the scalp. Massage your scalp smoothly and thoroughly with your fingers and wash the scalp 30 minutes after its application.

Other useful remedies for the treatment of head bumps include:
*Jojoba Oil
*Rosemary Oil
*Rose Water

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24 June 2015

Effective home remedies for the treatment of Rectal Cancer

Rectal cancer sometimes called as large intestine cancer as well, as the name suggests rectal cancer is a type of cancer that affects the appendix or rectum portion of the body. The reason for rectal cancer is the abnormal cancer cells formation in the appendix area that further damages the healthy cell tissues and makes the situation worse. A wide range of cause may be responsible behind the rectal cancer or large intestine cancer, some of which include, habits like alcoholism & smoking, some type of chronic disease, family history of similar case and sometimes age factor is also responsible in causing it.  There might be many symptoms associated with rectal cancer by which, one can identify it such as continuous decrease in diet, blood and pain during stool, decreasing interest in day-to-day activity, frequent feelings of tiredness and depression. The large intestine cancer or rectum cancer is not something that one should be careless about, it is indeed a dangerous disease that may cause lives if not timely identified and cured. It is utmost urgent to identify it so proper medical care could be monitored. Moreover, there are some effective home remedies against rectal cancer found in every household as well which one can use however; these home remedies are only effective if the cancer is in earlier stage. It is also advisable to contact a physician first before using these home remedies against rectal cancer.

Do you know that onion sometime referred as anti cancer remedy? The reason lies behind the wonderful medicinal properties of onion, which gives it healing capabilities. Onion not only useful in treating rectal cancer but it also prevents the further growth cancer cells and limits its spreading. Onion works in multiple levels inside our body, it boosts our immune capability, it purifies our body, it prevents our body from bacterial, viral and fungal threats as well. Using onion is simple and you can use it in the similar way as you use garlic, moreover, regular use of onion with your meal, with snacks and with salad is also a good way to use onion as well.

Carrot juiceTurmeric is another wonderful health friendly item, which is widely used in almost every part of the world. Ancient people used turmeric in many occasions, they also used it as a medicine to cure skin diseases and stomach related problems. Due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant nature turmeric serves as an effective remedy for oral and skin infections, moreover, turmeric is also an effective immune capability booster of our body so we can counter different types of health problems. Turmeric has a tendency to prevent cancer cells from further spreading and resists its growth. For using turmeric add it in a little quantity into your daily meal, moreover honey and turmeric are also a good combination for consuming. Further, you can add 1-2 small cloves of turmeric into warm milk for daily consumption as well.

Garlic is among one of those regularly used household items that could work like wonder in many health related problems including the large intestine cancer or rectal cancer. The best thing about garlic is that it is very easily available and easily usable. Garlic contains wide range of medicinal properties, which makes it suitable remedy for different types of minor health problems. The best way to use garlic is to eat it raw or with other foods, moreover, you can use its tablets that you can easily find in your local grocery or drugstore.

A very useful content found in carrot is carotenoid that works great in a wide range of health disorders, researchers has found carotenoid very effective in treating oral and rectal cancer and therefore gaining popularity as an anti cancer food. Loaded with wonderful medicinal capabilities such as anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, carrot may provide relief not only in earlier stage of cancer but also in other problems like skin and oral infections as well. You can use carrot as you like, you can have it raw, add it into salad or make out its juice for consuming. The best way is to consume carrot juice for at least twice daily for better result.

The basil or sometimes called as holy basil is very good for boosting our body’s immune system, it increases our body’s resistance so it can counter varieties of health threats including rectal cancer. The medicinal properties found in basil include anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, antiviral and few others. Basil is a kitchen garden plant; in India, people consider it as a sacred plant as well because of its wonderful uses. You can use basil in making tea or adding its leaves into your food preparations, moreover, you can add its leaves into salad or you can eat basil leaves raw also.

 Other home and herbal remedies for the treatment of rectal cancer includes:

·         Oregano
·         Chickweed
·         Parsley
·         Ginseng
·         Wheat grass
·         Black Cumin
·         Grape seed
·         Olive


19 June 2015

Free to adopt exercises for Knee Bursitis

Knee Joints
Do you know what bursa sac is? We have a bowl like shape in our knee.  It is known as knee cap or patellar and in this knee caps, located a pouch like shape, filled with some fluid. This fluid filled pouch is known as bursa sac. This bursa sac helps our knee joints to move easily and freely. When bursa gets inflamed and the fluid in the sac increased then a condition bursitis occurs. It occurs due to any injury or blow to the knee, kneeling for long time, having infection on knee due to some cut or wound. Treatment of Knee Bursitis can be carried out with exercises as well.

Sign & Symptoms

Having pain in knee joints, feeling difficulty on bending or on kneeling, swelling and appearing redness around knee caps, you can easily identify bursitis. By taking proper rest and using anti inflammatory medicines bursitis can be prevented. Also you have to exercise for improving joint movements. In case of bursitis caused due to infection instead of injury, then doctors prescribes removing excess fluid from the sac.

Calf Stretch

For doing calf stretch stand in front of a wall keeping both your toes in such a position that they both remain at a little distance away from the wall. Now placing your injured leg one step back, try to lean on the wall by bending the front knee. Make sure that your injured leg remains straight; on doing this you should feel the stretch in the back side of the knee and in your calf muscle. Now keeping the heel on the floor, slightly turn the toes of the back foot. Hold for 30 seconds and repeat it 3-4 times a day.

Hamstring Stretch

Leg Stretching Some sports experts suggests that it is better stretch the injured knee for proper movements before doing any strengthening exercise. For stretching, the knees lie on a floor near to the doorway keeping your booth legs towards the door frame, then keeping your other leg on the floor raise your injured leg and place it on the door frame. Now try to strengthen the injured leg as much as you can and hold the leg in this state for 20-25 seconds.  Do this exercise twice or thrice daily.

Thigh Strengthening Exercises

For working on the quadriceps muscles in front of your thighs, sit on the floor while keeping your swollen leg in front of you and bending other leg to the side. Now tighten the quadriceps of your swollen leg while pressing back of the knee slowly into the floor. Hold on in this state for 4-5 seconds.  Repeat this process 20 times with proper relaxing intervals. For working on the hamstring muscles in the back of your thighs, turn the inflamed leg a little by keeping its heel on the floor; slowly stretch the other leg out in parallel with the floor.  Now by applying pressure on hamstring muscles try to press the heel of the injured leg into the floor. Hold on for a while in this position and repeat it 15-20 times thereafter.


17 June 2015

Spinach : A Super food

The leafy green vegetable Spinach is one of the richest sources of protein, vitamins and minerals, which in turns make it a super food and a health friendly choice for us. Spinach is a native vegetable of Asian subcontinent however; it is now found and praised almost everywhere in the world. During the older times, people not only use spinach as a food source but also use it as a medicinal plant for the treatment of wide varieties of health disorders as well. Spinach contains everything from vitamin and minerals to protein and dietary fiber; following is the brief description about the contents of spinach.

Spinach is a very rich source of Vitamins that are an essential part of our daily dietary intake. The vitamins found in spinach includes vitamin K, vitamin B12, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, vitamin D, vitamin C and vitamin A moreover it contains betaine, niacin, riboflavin, thiamin and folate as well. A one serving (one cup) of spinach contain 0.42 mg of vitamin B6, 16.50 mg of vitamin C, o.16 mg of vitamin B1, 3.4 mg of vitamin E.

Spinach is a mineral rich vegetable and therefore often advised by doctors to consume spinach regularly. The minerals found in spinach includes Copper, Selenium, manganese, Zinc, Magnesium, Sodium, potassium, Iron, Phosphorus and Calcium.  The sodium contents of spinach per serving is 78 mg approximately while iron content is 0.8 mg. Moreover, one cup of spinach contains 165 mg of potassium, 0.2 mg of zinc, 29 mg of calcium, 23 mg of magnesium and 14.5 mg of phosphorus. Moreover, spinach also contains Omega-3 fatty acid and dietary fiber as well.

Proteins performs various works on our body like participating in chemical reactions within our body, giving structures to our body cells, helps in proper growth & development and helps in repairing and making new cells. Taking spinach in your diet helps in fulfilling your daily intake of proteins Spinach’s protein content depends on how it is prepared along with its types. According to a calorie monitoring lab, New Zealand spinach and regular spinach has 1 grams of protein in one cup but on the other hand raw mustered spinach has 3.3g of protein. Protein contents in Malabar spinach when cooked is 3.1g in single cup while protein contents in New Zealand spinach when cooked is 2.3g. The highest contents of protein is in canned and frozen spinach which is 7.6 in cooked frozen spinach and 6g in canned spinach in a cup.

How to use spinach
Using spinach for consumption purpose is solely depends on your will, you can use it in whatever way you
Frozen spinach
like and with whatever you like however if you add spinach with other foods, you can have balanced nutritious meal. While grilling tofu or meat, adding brown rice and spinach salad will give you a complete meal. Spinach with whole grain pasta and other vegetables with olive oil can be other options too. You can use spinach in various forms like fresh spinach, frozen or in canned spinach; you can add spinach in salads, soups and in sandwiches or stir-fries as well.  

Health benefits
Spinach is one of some very rare foods that falls under versatile food category. A versatile food is that food which you can consume with almost anything such as with any vegetables, meat or even with fruit salad. You have already read about the nutritional richness of spinach in the above paragraphs and therefore you can easily imagine its benefits regarding your health. Various other benefits of spinach include:

·         Spinach is also useful in enhancing your eyesight and sharpening your mind.
·          Spinach contains various medicinal capabilities including anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties therefore useful in health problems like asthma, joint pain, muscular pain and headache as well.
·         It is very effective in killing cancer cells due to its antioxidant capability.
·         Spinach is also effective in controlling blood pressure, stress and depression.
·         Spinach helps in strengthening the bone because of vitamin K found in it.
·         Spinach is good for digestion and healthy skin as well

As you know that excessive use of anything is harmful for health and it applies to spinach as well, therefore it is important to use spinach in proportionate amount to enjoy and avail its benefits



12 June 2015

Causes and Herbal Cure for Left Sided Headache

Left sided headache
Our daily routine and work can be disturbed by headache and disabling us to work. Some individuals may have chronic headache where as others headache may occur at different time intervals. Headache can be caused on either one side or both sides including face. There are various reasons that can be responsible for causing headache on the left side. For finding the main cause of left side headache, it is necessary to tell the doctor about any symptoms having in the past along with informing him about the headache on the left side. This will help doctor in determining the actual cause and its treatment.

Abnormal blood Flow

According to a medical institute, migraine may affect one side of the head. Any specific reason for causing migraine is still not very clear. In general belief, the contraction & expansion of blood vessels causes’ increase in blood on a particular brain area that leads to pain. This pain can occur on any side of the head or only on left side. Different smells, high sound, stress, Alcohol, diet and various other reasons can be responsible for causing migraine.

Weather Changes, Smoking and Heredity

 Headache of only one side is usually occurs in cluster headache that may extend to two, three or several days. According to institute of Neurology, Smoking habits and weather changes mainly causes these types of headaches. Sometimes allergies and cluster headache may be mistaken with each other. A head injury can also be responsible for causing cluster headache.


When sinus cavities linings get inflamed or irritated, then sinusitis condition occurs. Various seasonal allergies, respiratory conditions and indirect cigarette smoking can cause sinusitis. Several sinuses or either left or right side of the sinus cavity can be affected by sinus headaches. According to some experts, many times Migraine headache might get mistakenly diagnosed instead of sinus headache. The only difference in case of migraine headache is its occurring along with various symptoms.


In case of aneurysms, if our left sided brain gets affected by aneurysms then there may be chances of left sided migraine headache or left sided cluster headache. According to a headache research, aneurysms can be caused due to extreme high blood pressure or it can be caused with birth. Sometimes aneurysms, never shows any symptoms till it gets near bursting due to its very large size, which leads to chronic headache. Physical exertions too can be responsible for causing aneurysms symptoms.  

Herbal Remedies for treating left sided headache                                                                                 
 Lavender oil

Do you like the freshening scent of lavender? Well who does not! lavender has a soothing and calming scent that goes through our nerves and soothes it. Lavender has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, which makes it an effective remedy for relieving the left sided headache. In order to use lavender oil, take few drops of it on a clean cotton cloth for nasal inhalation or use the oil to take steam.


Peppermint is another nerve-soothing herb that has a calming effect on our mind, loaded with various medicinal properties peppermint is very effective in relieving left sided headed as well. You can use peppermint oil similar to that of lavender oil as described above and you can rub it over your forehead. Moreover, you can consume mint tea to get relief as well.


Ginger is one of the most versatile herbs that you can use in many types of health problems including left sided headache. Ginger contains some wonderful medicinal capabilities that make it suitable for various health disorders. The best way of using ginger for left sided headache relief is to prepare its tea and consume it at least twice daily.

Some other useful herbal remedies for the treatment of left sided headache mentioned below.
·          Basil
·         Eucalyptus oil
·         Kava
·         Turmeric
·         Cayenne
·         Lemon
·         Butterbur
·         Yarrow


08 June 2015

7 Effective Remedies for Muscular Cramps

Back muscles
Muscular cramp is a medical terms used for contraction of body muscles. Our body consists of various muscles in legs, arms, shoulder and in other body parts. When sudden pressure or force applied to these muscles, they contracts and relax back but in absence of relaxing they remained contracted and is known as muscular cramps. It is a common problem that everyone has experienced one way or other. Many reasons can be responsible causing muscular cramps such as excessive workouts, weakness, vitamins and other useful contents deficiency, injury, chronic diseases and some medications can cause muscular cramps. Various symptoms related to muscular cramps are pain in the cramped muscle, unable to control that particular cramped muscle, hardened muscle surface and uneasiness may occurs.

In most cases of muscular cramp, muscle relaxed back after some time but if the cramp is continued for long time or caused without any specific reason then it is better to consult a doctor. Some herbal remedies are also useful in muscular cramps relief.


Arnica is a useful herbal remedy for various health problems like joint and muscular pain, muscular cramps and swelling. Arnica has various medicinal qualities like antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antimicrobial, analgesic and antiseptic properties. Arnica can be used internally by taking 4 drops daily at night or you can use arnica oil or tincture for massaging over the affected muscle to get relief.


Turmeric is a wonderful pain reliever and useful for cramps, fractures, skin infections, oral infections, swelling, itching and other health problems. Turmeric has antibacterial, antiviral, antiseptic, antioxidant, analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. It contains various useful contents like iron, potassium, magnesium and fibers. Muscular cramp treatment with turmeric includes consuming turmeric with warm milk two times a day for 4-5 days or taking raw turmeric with honey. Other method is mix raw turmeric powder with mustard oil to make paste and apply over the affected muscle for relief.

Chamomile is widely used for pain relief, muscular cramps and inflammation, diabetes, wounds and various other purposes. Chamomile has various medicinal properties like antibacterial, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antimicrobial. It is also acts as immune system enhancer and muscular soother. Chamomile can be used as capsule, oil, food additive and tea. For making chamomile tea, take dry chamomile flowers and boil it, add few drops of lemon juice and black salt. Drinking chamomile tea twice daily will help in relieving muscular cramps.
Comfrey tea
Comfrey is another wonderful herbal remedy for muscular cramps. Comfrey has various medicinal qualities like antibacterial, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and astringent. Comfrey can be used as tincture, oil, ointment and as tea. Take comfrey tea mixed with lemon juice 1-2 times daily will provide relief from muscular cramps. Another method is applying comfrey ointment on the affected muscle 2-3times daily for 3-4 days for muscular cramps relief.

Lemon grass

Lemon grass is also useful in muscular cramps relief. It has antibacterial, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, ant rheumatic and diuretic properties that can be used in various health problems. Lemon grass helps to relieve and soothe muscles, relieves joint & pain, lowers blood pressure and even minimizes the chances of cancer. You can use lemon grass as cream and ointments, food additive and by making juice with cinnamon and black pepper and sipping it once a day for 3-4 days for muscular cramps relief.

Mustard oil
Mustered oil

Mustered oil is one of the best solutions for muscular cramps, leg cramps and joint pain. Mustered oil contains acetic acid, which is an effective stimulant that ensures the uniform blood flow on the affected area to sooth pain. In various parts of India and many other Asian countries, mustered oil often used for cooking as well. In order to use mustered oil for muscular cramps, take 2-3 ml mustered oil, add some camphor in it, and heat the mixture for 10-15 minutes. Use it for massaging the cramping area after it gets cool enough to apply, massage gently over the joint and muscles to get relief from the cramp. 

Apple Cedar Vinegar

Apple cedar vinegar is another very effective remedy for muscular cramps; we all know that apple cedar vinegar contains potassium in it, which is very effective in relieving muscular cramps. You can use apple cedar vinegar with Luke work water once or twice per day to get relief from muscular cramps.


06 June 2015

Vitiligo ; Cause & Cures

 An autoimmune disorder of the skin that makes white patches over your skin anywhere in the body because of skin pigmentation loss termed as Vitiligo, which comes genetically and has chronic nature. The main
Vitiligo Patches
reason behind this disease is the inability of pigmentation cells of the skin to perform actively and hence turning dead. Researchers are still trying to find out the exact reason that causes vitiligo however according to various experts, the provable reasons for causing vitiligo includes exposure to certain chemicals, weak immune system, heredity and too much heat exposure for long duration. Moreover, many experts believe it as an autoimmune disease as well. The main symptoms associated with vitiligo includes, discoloring of skin of certain spots such as lips, fingers, chest, face and feet moreover, grayness in hair and eyelashes start appearing as well. The various treatments available today usually based on preventing or decreasing the skin pigmentation loss. However, by monitoring and changing your diet accordingly, you can take care of particular skin disorders like vitiligo. Vitiligo affected people require to maintain a specific diet with proper routine to counter this disorder and prevent further worsening situations, in addition, fulfilling any nutritional deficiencies that the body lacks may also help in preventing any further de-colorization as well. 

Fulfilling Vitamin Deficiencies

According to an International Vitiligo Support Center, people suffering with vitiligo often have deficiency of certain vitamins such as zinc, folic acid and vitamin B12. Therefore, eliminating the deficiency of vitamins, minerals and folic acid by ensuring their supply to the body may prevent the vitiligo problem as a whole or at least any further damage to the skin. The best practice is instead of taking iron or vitamin supplements for fulfilling these deficiencies, use foods that have good amount of required nutrients. For getting sufficient vitamin B12, use product like shellfish, dairy items, meat and fish. For zinc use shellfish, legumes, nuts and beef, additionally use fruits that are rich in folic acid along with peas and dried beans. In addition, vegetables are also very rich source of vitamins and minerals and one should eat fresh vegetables on a daily basis if he is suffering from vitiligo.


It is obvious that people with vitiligo disorder often feel neglected and suffer emotional problems. Various
A food catalog
alternatives to minimize the effects of vitiligo carried out today which works on re-pigmentation of the affected skin. According to an American Medical University, ginkgo biloba has capability of quenching free radicals therefore, using it for supplementation increases the process of re-pigmentation. Another natural supplement to improve re-pigmentation process is an amino acid named as L-phenylalanine; it increases the process of re-pigmentation when exposed to the ultra violet light. However, it is better to consult your doctor before using any of the above methods as these supplements are still undergoing further research.

Food to avoid

According to an Online Medical Library, hydroquinone may used on such cases in which the maximum portion of body has lost pigments and the vitiligo is in severe condition. Hydroquinone is used for the de-pigmentation or bleaching of the remaining vitiligo patches. The person suffering from mild vitiligo patches should avoid consuming hydroquinone as it also found on some food and can turn the situation even worse. Hydroquinone, a de-pigmenting source found in coffee, wheat, pears and blueberries also.


There are still not sufficient scientific data available for suggesting proper nutrients for preventing vitiligo. The best way to avoid vitiligo is to monitor your diet routine and do some required changes in foods, due to autoimmune nature of it. The process of pigmentation may improved by the foods helps in keeping the skin healthy. It is important to consult a nutritional and health expert for seeking proper advice on diet planning according to your situation.        


04 June 2015

How to cure sore throat at home

A sore throat cartoon
A feeling that something has stuck inside the mouth irritates us very much, just imagine the level of irritation when a tiny mosquito enters into your mouth while you were busy in talking with your friend on the rooftop! Sore throat irritates you in the similar or even more painful manner than that of a tiny fly, so what is sore throat? Well, in simple words, sore throat is nothing but the feelings of pain and itchiness on the throat, it gives you a feeling that something has stuck in your mouth. A variety of reasons may be responsible for causing sore throat such as allergies, atmospheric dust particles, tonsillitis, cough, cold and other similar problems caused by bacteria or virus. The initial phase of sore throat is not a major concern and can be treated within a weak however, it may be worrisome if continued for ten days and more. Sore throat affects people with low immunity more than that of a normal person, similarly the chances of children having sore throat is far more than that of an adult as well.
The seriousness of sore throat starts after ten to fifteen days when simple medication fails to show any positive result; in such cases, it may lead to some serious health problems therefore, it is better to consult a doctor if it goes for more than 10-15 days. You can find wide range of medications for sore throat in any drugstore; in addition, you can use home remedies to get relief from sore throat as well. Some of the useful home remedies for curing sore throat are as follows.
For infections caused by virus or bacteria, garlic is one of the most useful remedies that you can find in any household. The reason for the usefulness of garlic against various type of infections is due to the medicinal properties it contains. Garlic is an antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial herb and in addition, it poses many types of useful compounds as well. Using garlic is not a complex thing and you can use it with whatever you like or you can even eat it raw as well.   
You have often heard your elders suggesting gargling when anyone in your family have teeth and gum problems. Similarly, gargling is very effective in sore throat in providing instant relief; you can easily do it in your home without much complications and arrangements. The best way of gargling is to use plain water along with salt, first boil a glassful of water and mix a little salt in it before gargling. Gargle at least twice daily for getting a quick relief from sore throat.
Delicious and hot soup is not only a tasty food recipe but sometime it serves you in other ways also. For
Tomato soup
problems like cough, cold and sore throat hot tomato, chilly, corn and even chicken soup works as a remedy as well. Its hot and chilly flavor is capable of killing infection causing bacteria and viruses and providing you relief from sore throat. You can use any type of soup you love to get relief from sore throat however, corn, chilly, tomato, ginger and chicken soup serves best for this purpose.  
Ginger is also very useful in providing you relief from sore throat. Similar as garlic, ginger too contains a variety of wonderful medicinal properties including antifungal and antibacterial that helps it in serving as a useful sore throat remedy. Take few slice of raw ginger, dip in honey and chew it for few minutes, use this two times a day to get relief from your sore throat.
Chewing plain lemon dipped in rock salt is another useful way of getting relief from sore throat. Moreover, you can use lemon with black pepper and baking soda also to treat your sore throat problem as well. Lemon contains germ-killing capabilities that in case of sore throat counters infection and provide you relief from it.
Honey considered as one of the best natural soothers that come in handy in different types of health problems including sore throat. Best thing about honey is that you can find it easily in any local drugstore or grocery shops as its an important daily used home item as well. Consume few drops of honey directly or with water if you are having sore throat problem moreover, you can use it with ginger and milk for consuming as well.