gargle with warm salt water, it is very effective.
take half a leaf of fresh sage, combined with 1/8 teaspoon of turmeric, will effectively reduce the drainage and congestion.
take spoonful of tehina or sesame paste, it is good remedy.
I would suggest raw honey. Mix it with tea and lemon for a refreshing taste. Don’t forget to use “raw” and not just ordinary processed and refined honey. I suggest that you use 1 standard drinking glass of hot to warm water 1 teaspoon of cayenne powder, and a couple pinches of salt for good measure.
Eat some lettuce, it helps for the pain.
Gargling with salt water will reduce swelling in the throat. The excess salt in the gargle helps to draw less saturated fluids out, reducing inflammation. It does NOT kill bacteria. The best way to treat a sore throat is to gargle with warm salt water 6-8 times a day.