Are you wondering what's causing your sore throat? Strep throat, is a particularly severe form of sore throat that is caused by a bacterial infection. But most sore throats are caused by viral illnesses and are not responsive to treatment with antibiotics. Here are some foods that are capable of treating both!
Throat Gargle If you are experiencing pain from strep throat, mix a solution of 1/4 tsp. salt and a 1/4 cup very hot water. Stir to dissolve the salt and gargle. Spit out the solution after each gargle. Do this hourly if needed. Adding 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper to this solution will also help with pain.
Cold & Flu Bomb 3 drops Oregano, 3 drops melaluca (tea tree), 3 drops Sheild or 4 Thieves. For extra *punch*, take 2 drops of Frankincense under your tongue each day! Works for Strep Throat, too! Drink lots of fluids, especially Lemon water! Remember that a glass of water with a couple drops of Lemon EO acts as a gentle detox, relieves sore throats and keeps your lymphatic system moving.