Sore Throat Compress a Home Remedy for Sore Throat

sore throat compressSore throat compress? Does sound weird, doesn't it? However sore throat compresses are great sore throat home remedies especially for children. After one or two treatments sore throat is gone usually. Sore throat compress is amazing home remedy for sore throat and often effective for strep throat as well. Highly recommended for kids.

If your child does not tolerate a throat compress, I suggest giving homeopathic remedies.
You may combine sore throat compress with other home remedies for sore throat which makes the treatment more effective even for strep throat. What are symptoms of strep throat? How to recognise a strep throat?


Symptoms of Strep Throat

  • severe throat pain especially when swallowing
  • swollen sensation in the throat
  • white and/or yellow dots on the enlarged, swollen and red tonsils
  • tongue is white or yellow coated
  • bad breath
  • glands in the neck area are swollen and perhaps painful
  • whole neck is sensitive to touch
  • fever, shivering, feeling miserable

symptoms of strep throat

If you recognise strep throat symptoms above act quickly. Use different strep throat remedies in combination - especially homeopathic remedies - for one or two days. If your strep throat symptoms do not ameliorate in 1-2 days you must visit a doctor in order to receive appropriate antibiotics.

Sore Throat Home Remedy: Hot Lemon Compress

Hot lemon compress is able to cure mild sore throat.

  • Take a lemon and squeeze the juice
  • Dilute with equal amount of hot water
  • Soak a linen or cotton cloth (in the size of a neck) in the hot lemon solution
  • Wring out the cloth strongly
  • Place the cloth as hot as bearable around the neck
  • Fasten with a woolen scarf
  • Leave it on for 10 minutes
  • After removing the compress keep you throat warm
home remedy for sore throat

Strep Throat Remedy: Cold Lemon Compress

Cold lemon compress helps at the beginning of strep throat with high fever. It is also effective for more serious sore throat.

sore throat compress
  • Take a lemon (organic if possible) and squeeze the juice
  • Dilute with equal amount of cold water
  • Soak a linen or cotton cloth (neck size) in the cold lemon solution
  • Wring out the cloth
  • Grease your skin with olive oil on the neck
  • Apply the cold lemon cloth around the neck, but leave the spine area free (as shown on the picture above)
  • Fasten with a woolen scarf tightly
  • Leave it on for 1 hour
  • Remove if your skin gets itchy
  • After removing keep your throat warm

sore throat cottage cheese

Home Remedy for Sore Throat: Cottage-Cheese Poultice

Cottage cheese poultice is highly effective sore throat home remedy. It helps with severe sore throat - painful, sore swollen throat.

  • Take a thin, larger cotton cloth and 200-300g cottage-cheese
  • Spread the cottage-cheese on the middle of the cloth and make a small bag as shown on the picture below
  • Warm the cottage-cheese bag with a hair drier or on the radiator
  • Apply it to the neck and leave the spine area free
  • Fasten first with a cotton scarf and with a thick woolen scarf afterwards
  • Leave it on for 3-4 hours until the cottage-cheese dries up
  • After removing keep your throat warm
sore throat compress drawing

Can be repeated daily if it helps.

Caution:Do not use cottage-cheese poultice if you are allergic to cow's milk.

Sore throat compress can be used as complementary treatment with any kind of other strep throat remedy or sore throat home remedy or medication. Feel free to experiment with different home remedies for sore throat.


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