A - Z of Home Remedies & Cures

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Salt Water

Other Names: Salt, Common salt, Sodium Chloride
Traditional Usages: Gargle for Sore Throat and Laryngitis, Typhoid, Add Salt to bath for Skin Diseases, Mouth Rinse for Toothache, Low Blood Pressure, Soak Athlete's Foot in tub of salted lukewarm water for 15-minutes
Resources: Worldwide. Salt is present in vast quantities in seawater, where it is the main mineral constituent
Parts Used: Common Salt

Herbal Remedies: Salt Research

Salt Water - Home remedy for Allergies: Chronic allergic rhinitis is a persistent inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the nasal passages that is caused by an allergic reaction. It is characterized by a stuffy, runny nose and frequent sneezing. Rinsing your nostrils with salt water twice a day can give great relief. Mix two teaspoonful of salt in half glass of water, put in a clean syringe and rinse the nostrils.
Salt Water - Home remedy for Bronchitis: Warm salt water gargles can also help to loosen the phlegm and reduce constriction that you may feel in your chest.

Salt Water - Home remedy for Strep Throat: Gargle with warm salt water. It can reduce inflammation and pain in the throat.

Salt Water - Home remedy for Thrush: One oral thrush home remedy that can provide relief is the use of a salt water rinse.  Add half a teaspoon salt in a cup of water and rinse three times a day after eating.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal medications


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