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Sore Throat Relief

A sore throat (or throat pain) is pain or irritation of the throat. A common physical symptom, it is usually caused by inflammation of the throat (pharyngitis,) although it can also appear as a result of psychological trauma, diphtheria, or other conditions. People experience varying degrees of pain when they have a sore throat.

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Sore Throat Info

A sore throat (or throat pain) is pain or irritation of the throat. A common physical symptom, it is usually caused by acute pharyngitis (inflammation of the throat), although it can also appear as a result of trauma, diphtheria, or other conditions. A sore throat may cause mild to extreme pain.

A sore throat is pain anywhere in the oropharynx (which is a fancy word for your throat canal.)

A sore throat is usually from irritation or inflammation. The most common cause (80% of people who complain about pain in the throat) is acute viral pharyngitis, a viral infection of the throat. Other causes include other infections (such as streptococcal pharyngitis,) trauma, and tumours. Gastro-oesophageal (acid) reflux can cause stomach acid to leak up into the throat, causing the throat to become sore. 

Another contributing factor to sore throats is unexpressed emotional distress.  The mouth and throat area is the 'avenue of expression' – our main channel of communication.  Holding back something that needs to be said can be an underlying cause of irritation and inflammation in the throat.  

There are some natural health remedies that may help alleviate the pain and remove the symptoms as well as helping boost the immune system to prevent further infection. Vitamin C and zinc are important here. Herbs that are specific for sore throats are thyme, sage and myrrh. 

Product Reviews

  • Fantastic Product

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    Throatmed is amazing!... a few sprays and not only does the pain in your throat improve immediately it really works so fast!.. I have saved so many Dr trips and now keep some on hand at all times!

    happy1

    17/04/18

  • Great for colds

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    This stuff is always in my cupboard, great to get on top of a head cold. Great tasting on its own and I add 10ml to my lemon and honey drinks, this is amazing for that awfull sore throat, stuff nose and tickley cough.

    Maree

    5/04/18

  • Soothes sore throat and reflux

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    It works for me but it would have been even better if it contained less sugar.

    Renee

    13/03/18

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