Helping with the symptoms of mild sore throats using herbal medicine

14 Dec 2022

At this time of year the NHS is struggling to cope with the large number of adults and children with sore throats. Some recent studies suggest that herbs such as the African geranium, umckaloabo (Pelargonium sidoides) and hu zhang (Reynoutria japonica) may be useful to help relieve the symptoms of a sore throat:

There are also many other herbs successfully used by herbalists for treating these symptoms.

If you or your child has a mild sore throat, you might want to consider visiting a qualified medical herbalist who is voluntarily regulated by one of the recognised professional associations listed below:


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