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Plant That Could Save You From Sore Throat.

A sore throat is pain, scratchiness or irritation of the throat that often worsens when you swallow.

The most common cause of a sore throat (pharyngitis) is a viral infection. A sore throat caused by a virus resolves on its own,everyone knows what a sore throat feels like. It’s one of the most common health complaints, particularly during the colder months of the year, when respiratory diseases are at their peak.The raw, scratchy, burning feeling at the back of your throat is often the first warning sign that you have a cold or that the flu is on the way. But it can also be the first symptom of more serious conditions, so you should watch how it develops,most are caused by minor illnesses and can be treated at home.

Use Great plantain- great plantain is a plant with broad leaves,it is native to Europe and parts of Asia but now it grows worldwide as a weed. The leaves and seed are used to make medicine, but be careful not to confuse great plantain with buckhorn plantain, water plantain, or other similar sounding medicines.Great plantain contains substances which might help decrease pain and swelling (inflammation), decrease mucous (phlegm) production, and open airways. It might also be able to kill bacteria and fungi,it is used for swelling (inflammation) of the bladder, hemorrhoids, stomach ulcers, common cold, irregular menstrual bleeding, and sore throats.

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