A Good Drink For Flu Season: Soothing Pear and Ginger Juice For Sore Throat


As weather changes, it is easy to get sick. Many people are suffering with colds, flu and throat infections. A sore throat may be caused by colds or flu, and it might just be a dry throat. No matter what is the causes, the pain and burning of an itching throat can be discomfort, it even makes you cringe in pain when swallowing. There are several natural remedies you can take to relieve the colds symptoms and throat infections.

Recipe: Soothing pear and ginger juice for sore throat


  • 2 Medium pear
  • 1 inch ginger root
  • 1 slice radish
  • 1 orange


Wash the pears and remove stem and seeds, cut them into small chunks.

Peel ginger root skin, peel orange and cut into half.

Add all the ingredients in the juicer and serve immediately. And if you feel the drink is bitter, add a teaspoon of raw honey to taste.

Pears have anti-inflammatory properties, means they can relieve many inflammatory conditions, including sore throat. The rich antioxidants in them are also essential to boost your immune system to help you recover from a cold or flu quickly.

Ginger is also an anti-inflammatory agent which can relieve the pain of a sore throat and other infections. It can also eliminate the bacteria responsible for the sore throat thanks to its anti-bacterial effect. Drinking the hot ginger tea made with fresh grated ginger in boiling water is also beneficial, this is another simple while effective remedy for sore throat.

Yes, sore throat can be very bothersome, try this simple drink when you’re suffering from the itching throat. And there are more other natural drinks for an easy relief:

1. Salt Water

Even you don’t like the taste of salt water, it’s still one of the best solutions for a sore throat. Add 1-2 teaspoons of salt in an 8-ounce glass of warm water and mix well. Gargle with this salt water at least once every hour for a relief. You can also add a little flavor to the solution, add 1 tablespoon of sage or 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric.

2. Honey Water

Honey has anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties, together with its soothing, anti-inflammatory effect, simply mixed honey in warm water makes a great drink to soothe a sore throat. Choose Manuka, it works better than other types of honey.

3. Herbal Teas

Those herbs with soothing effects can help when you have a sore throat, including thyme, sage, rosemary, licorice, chamomile, ginseng, Echinacea and marshmallow root. These teas should be consumed warm for relieving a sore throat.

4. Lemon Juice

Lemon Juice helps soothe a sore throat and also clear congestion. Lemon contains citrus acid, which helps to break up the mucus that causes sore throat. Plus, lemon is also rich in vitamin C and antioxidants which helps to boost your immune system. To taste, mix honey with lemon juice to a cup of warm water.

5. Honey and Apple Cider Vinegar

This is an old-fashioned remedy, mix 1 tablespoon each of raw honey and organic apple cider vinegar with 8 ounces of hot water and drink. Both honey and apple cider vinegar have strong anti-bacterial properties, drink it and enjoy the relief.

6. Garlic Oil with Onion Juice

Add 1 teaspoon garlic oil and 25 drops of onion juice in a glass of boiled water. This drink also works to relieve painful joints and coughing. Garlic and onion both have natural medicinal properties that will heal your throat in a short period of time.



Beverly Entin