When suffering from a sore throat, staying hydrated is of the utmost importance. Consuming herbal teas and broths can keep the throat moist and lubricated to help ease pain and discomfort, loosen mucus accumulation, prevent coughing fits and increase immunity. Drinking tea may even reduce inflammation while increasing immunity!

Ginger root tea, chamomile tea, green tea and lemon water are among the more commonly recommended remedies for sore throats, due to their antioxidants and vitamin C content – both helping fight inflammation while decreasing oxidative stress that causes throat irritation.

Garlic, gingerols and phenolic compounds in ginger as well as polyphenols and flavonoids found in hibiscus may all help ease sore throat pain, while the tea’s high vitamin C content boosts immunity while shortening cold or flu duration.

Peppermint contains anti-inflammatory properties that can soothe a sore throat. You can purchase peppermint herbal tea in stores or make it yourself by steeping fresh or dried leaves in hot water for several minutes before inhaling their vapours a couple to three times each day. Eucalyptus tea provides another natural antiseptic, so to create your own make your own by boiling some leaves in water then inhale their vapours two to three times per day after it cools off.

Licorice root tea is an ancient remedy for sore throats that contains active ingredients that may reduce swelling and inflammation in your throat. You can purchase this product either at natural grocery stores or online.

Black tea is an effective non-caffeinated solution proven to strengthen immune function and ease symptoms such as sore throat. You can enjoy this beverage alone or add honey for additional lubrication of your throat; honey’s natural antihistamine properties help soothe allergy-related sore throats as well.