home remedies for laryngitis

Apple Cider Vinegar

The acidic and antibacterial properties of apple cider vinegar help one get rid of the infection and swelling quickly and efficiently, thereby treat the condition permanently.

Mix ¼ cup of apple cider vinegar and 2 tablespoons of honey. Consume it multiple times a day. You can add ¼ cup of lukewarm water to it as well, as per your convenience.
Alternatively, dilute apple cider vinegar in 50% water and use it to gargle 4-5 times a day. It prevents the growth of bacteria and virus in the throat.

Some people believe that warm saline water is good for gargles during laryngitis. To prepare, dissolve ½ teaspoon salt in a glass of lukewarm water. Gargle at least 4-5 times a day. Salt has antibacterial properties. Hence, this will kill bacteria and viruses, as well as ease the soreness and swelling. While gargling, try to take the salt water as far back into your throat as possible, so that, it touches the larynx which is where the actual healing is required. Retain the water in your throat as long as you can and do not drink or eat anything for half an hour after gargling.

Gargle with turmeric or Listerine in lukewarm water.


Add ½ teaspoon of turmeric in a glass of milk. Consume it 2-3 times a day. It relieves soreness and inflammation of throat.

. Honey

You can consume spoonful of honey 4 times a day at regular intervals. It eases pain and inflammation in the throat. Since it has antibacterial properties, it eases the infection as well. It