Cold season is coming! A natural sore throat remedy might already be in your cupboard.
Highly acidic, apple cider vinegar effectively kills bacteria to alleviate that dreaded scratchy throat of yours. A traditional folk remedy used for centuries, apple cider vinegar is a mighty household necessity.
Check out this simple remedy from The Apple Cider Vinegar Companion: Simple Ways to Use Nature's Miracle Cure by Suzy Scherr (Countryman Press). Packed with nearly 100 recipes for everything from drinks, sauces, cleaning, to body-care, this book will truly become your best companion.
1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
In a small bowl or jar, combine the honey and apple cider vinegar and take a tablespoon at a time every 4 hours, or as needed to ease the pain.
Or, try this:
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
8 ounces warm water
Combine the vinegar and water in a glass or mug; gargle several times a day.