I have had a sore throat twice in the last two weeks, probably due to allergies, and both times I have COMPLETELY kicked it by gargling with tea tree oil mouthwash (I found it at a health food store). I would use it maybe 3 or 4 times during the day whenever it started hurting again, but w/each use it hurt less and then was all gone! Gasp! It had felt swollen as well and that also went away... it just seemed to kill whatever was causing it. I didn't even gargle that long, since it has a sort of medicinal, monkey urine flavor --but don't be scared. Hope this helps somebody!
I was reading some of the things people posted and when i saw the tea tree oil I saw my bottle sitting on my computer table as if saying here I am - I thought doesn't hurt to try so far it has helped some I can swallow my own saliva without having the think about it and cringe when I finally do- thanks for the advice!
Tea Tea is a miracle cure for sore throats. Take tea tree oil and put a few drops on a cotton ball. Wipe the cotton ball on the outside of your throat, where you are feeling pain. Repeat this process whenever you feel like you need it!
thanks for this stuff guys...i'm currently at home away from school which i think i'm suffering from the flu...but i find if u mix half a tea spoon of tea tree oil with a tablespoon of water and gargle it, it really soothes and gets rid of a sore throat... this is because it is a natural anti-bacterial disinfectant...but make sure u don't swallow, as it is very toxic..