Throat Irritation Treatment

Throat irritation is called pharyngitis in medicine. The cause of the inflammation of the pharynx and pharyngitis is called sore throat. There are some factors that cause throat irritation. Throat irritation may occur as a result of diseases related to the upper respiratory tract such as colds and flu, and may also occur depending on the temperature of the environment and using tobacco. Throat irritation is a common problem in all age groups. However, it is mostly seen in children aged 4-7 years. Throat irritation may differ from person to person. The most important cause of throat irritation is viruses. Throat irritation can cause that patient has high fever if it is caused by bacteria. Throat irritation can be alleviated with simple practices at home.


What is good for throat irritation?

  • To reduce sore throat and irritation, drink plenty of fluids. Especially warm honey tea is effective drinks for throat irritation.

  • To reduce throat irritation, the sitting room should be kept moist.

  • Gargling with salty water can reduce throat irritation.

  • Painkillers will be effective to reduce throat irritation.

  • Hibiscus is a plant that is good for throat irritation.

  • Sage is the plants commonly used for throat irritation. It can be used as a mouthwash to prevent throat irritation. When sage is used as gargle it should be neither too hot nor too cold.

Herbal mixtures for throat irritation



  • Centranthus (Polemonium)

  • Peony

  • Sage

  • Cupressaceae

  • Honey

Preparation and Implementation


  • The Centranthus is dried and the eaves are crushed. The crushed eaves are boiled for about 10 minutes. The boiling plant is filtered and mixed with honey till have dense consistency. The final mixture is warmed up and used for three times a day during the treatment.

  • Cupressaceae is crushed. Together with peony, is mixed up to the creamy consistency. It is sweeten by adding honey to it. The resulting mixture is drunk with a table spoon before each meal.

  • The sage is steeped in hot water for about 10 minutes. Tea is sweetened with honey and drunk three times a day.



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