Try This at Home: Honey for a Sore Throat

Fix yourself a spoonful of honey. It’s one of many simple scratchy throat remedies.

| August/September 2012

Soothe a sore throat with an ancient remedy: Honey’s use dates back to the days of Hippocrates, who recommended honey for overall health.

Try a spoonful of honey for a sore throat, or add one to your tea for a soothing beverage. Honey is also a natural antibiotic. And remember, honey should not be fed to children younger than 18 months. Those who are pregnant or nursing should consult a physician before use.

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