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Who's got some natural remedies for a kid with a sore throat?

He won't drink tea and honey, I tried. What else can I give him? He's just been sucking on juice pops for now.

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luvschocolate

Asked by luvschocolate at 12:44 PM on Feb. 28, 2011 in Kids' Health

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  • How old? honey and tea or cloraseptic was ok for my baby when he was 1 and had strep Per DR.
    maxsmom11807

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 12:52 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • we used to gargle warm salt water.
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 1:47 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • try hot chocolate would b the same as hot tea but mite taste better to him
    kelleyplus2

    Answer by kelleyplus2 at 3:23 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • Pain reliever and there really is only honey and tea so if he wants to get better he needs to suck it up. The salt water is also a good idea but it really depends on the age and if they can grasp the concept of gargle and not swallow... eeeewwwww..... Good locu sweetie.
    MelissaAnn224

    Answer by MelissaAnn224 at 3:24 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • Gargle w/some rosemary oil mixed in with some warm water. Eat garlic (chop one clove very fine, let it sit 5 minutes, and then swallow w/water (do not chew)); do twice a day. These work for us every time, better than any OTC products I've ever tried.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:34 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • No dairy.
    Miso soup is awesome!
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 7:09 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • Gargle with warm salt water.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 10:18 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

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