Streptococcus pyogenes bacteria * is the cause for strep throat. The infection is dominant at children and inflammation and severe throat pain are the symptoms.
For the pain and the inflammation of the throat, there are a lot of homemade remedies that can help you and they are also easy to get or make, they can fight over this bacteria and protect from reappearing.
* Apple Cider Vinegar
This ACV is really effective for this kind of infection. This is the method of preparation:
Make a mixture of three tsp. of this vinegar and 8oz warm water. If you need a bigger dose, use a mix of ¼ cup a.c.vinegar and 16 oz. warm water and all you need to do is to gargle before you sleep or in the morning. 30 min after you do the gargle you will see the improvement.
The effects of honey and its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties are excellent in treating this throat infection, the pain and inflammation. Honey can help you to completely destroy this bad bacteria.
* Essential Oils
Essential Oils as: lemongrass, thyme, lemon, lavender, cinnamon and grapefruit have the antibacterial properties that are effective for the strep throat treatment. This is the recipe that you can try:
-Make a mixture of five drops of any of the essential oils, we have mentioned above, with water and set it in a pan on a heated stove. After it is heated, the steam from the mixture should be inhaled, for about ten-fifteen min. This procedure can be repeated as many times as you want on a daily base.
* Cayenne Pepper
Strep throat can be treated with a mixture of: 1 tsp. Cayenne Pepper powder and ½ cup of Olive, Coconut or Carrier oil.
To relieve the tensed muscles and fight with the infection, you can use the cream of this mix. just applying in your throat area.
* Vitamin C
Make a simple tea just mixing lemon (rich in vitamin C) and honey is much better than take a vit. C pills. The anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that lemon has, are excellent to relieve the pain from your throat and hold back the infection.