Sore throat is a condition characterized by pain, scratching and irritation of the throat, which is exacerbated by the act of swallowing.
Often occurs during the autumn and winter months. Fortunately, in most cases, inflammation or sore throat is not a serious threat to health and disappears without receiving medication.
Viral infections: Flu (Influenza); Mononucleosis (kissing disease) causing constant sore throat; other viral infections such as measles, mumps, herpangina.
Bacterial infections: Streptococcus pyogenes infection, which is usually not accompanied by cough and nasal congestion; Diphtheria – a serious respiratory disease that is more common in industrial developing countries; Other bacterial infections; In rare cases, the reason may be, and STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease) as gonorrhea and chlamydia.
Other reasons: Allergy; smoke; cigarettes; chemicals; alcohol; spicy food; dry air.
Symptoms and signs
Symptoms and signs are depending on the cause of the inflammation.
Mostly will occur:
Feeling of pain or scratching in the throat;
Pain that worsens in swallowing and speaking;
Refusal of food (in children and infants);
Hoarse and choked voice;
Painful and swollen neck glands;
Swollen and red tonsils;
Fester (pus) on the tonsils.
Many infections that cause inflammation of the throat may give other accompanying symptoms such as fever, coughing, sneezing, nasal congestion, pain throughout the body, headache, nausea and vomiting.
Cumin and cognac, combined together, are very effective remedy for treatment of inflammation of the throat and tonsils and guarantee fast recovery in mild cases.
Our ancestors had a great experience in the treatment of various diseases and knew many useful recipes.
This not so well known old remedy is very effective prescription for treatments of inflammation of the throat and tonsils, and can cure your throat in just 4 hours!
Recipe for the drink for sore throat and tonsils:
To 80 g grounded cumin, pour 200 ml of water and cook for 15 minutes till you get a thick liquid mass similar to coffee grounds.
Strain well and then again add 50 ml water and place it back until it starts to boil again. Put it aside and add 1 teaspoon of cognac.
How to consume?
Drink 1 tsp. every half hour. Be assure that after 2 hours your sore throat will gradually get better. After 4 hours you may stop with the treatment.
Take it for longer period if you have stronger pain.
This drink is recommended for all who are already susceptible to colds, often have a sore throat and tonsils.
Prep Time:30 minutes
Cook Time:25 minutes
- Cumin 80g
- Water 200ml
- Cognac 1tsp
To 80g grounded cumin, pour 200 ml of water and cook for 15 minutes till you get a thick liquid mass similar to coffee grounds.
Strain well and then again add 50 ml water and place it back until it starts to boil again.
Put it aside and add 1 teaspoon of cognac.