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Laryngitis – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

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The inflammation of the voice box is called Laryngitis. Vocal cords open and close efficiently, making sounds clear from their movement, however in laryngitis, the vocal cords get inflamed while this type of enlargement or inflammation cause distortion of the sounds.

Laryngitis Symptoms:

  • Loss of voice
  • Hoarse voice
  • Irritation in the throat
  • Fever
  • Chest congestion
  • Cough

Laryngitis Causes:

  • Bacterial, viral or fungal infection
  • Prolonged cough
  • Tuberculosis
  • Syphilis
  • Allergies
  • Bronchitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Yelling, talking or singing for a long period
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol

Natural Home Remedy Using Salt:

  1. Take 1 cup warm water
  2. Add ½ tsp salt
  3. Mix well
  4. Gargle with this solution 3 times a day
  5. Soothes the throat and kills the germs

Natural Home Remedy Using Onions, Lemon Juice and Honey:

  1. Take 1 bowl of crushed onions
  2. Add to a bowl of boiling water
  3. Heat for 15 min
  4. Strain the liquid
  5. Take 6 tsp of this onion syrup
  6. Add 4 tsp lemon juice to it
  7. Add 2 tsp honey
  8. Mix well
  9. Sip this drink slowly

Natural Home Remedy Using Basil Leaves and Honey:

  1. Crush 10 basil leaves
  2. Press on a sieve and extract their juice
  3. Add 1 tsp honey
  4. Mix well
  5. Drink 2 times a day


  • Make garlic and ginger a part of diet. They have strong anti-microbial properties and help to boost the immune system

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