Home Remedies for Laryngitis

Laryngitis is the inflammation of the vocal cords (larynx), typically resulting in huskiness or loss of the voice, harsh breathing, and a painful cough. The most common symptoms of laryngitis are a sore throat, dry cough, hoarse or a weak voice.

This acute condition usually heals with time for a few days or up to 2 weeks maximum. If laryngitis persists longer then it is probable to be chronic for which you need to consult with an otolaryngologist.
laryngitis home remedies

You can apply conventional medicine or the following remedies to get rid of the inflammation and relieve laryngitis symptoms.

What causes laryngitis?

These injuries can be caused by inhaling ing irritants, such as chemical fumes, allergens or smoke. As well as:
  • respiratory infection
  • common cold
  • overuse of the vocal cords ( talking - shouting - singing) 
  • smoking
  • exposure to polluted air
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) causing reflux laryngitis

Laryngitis home remedies

The first remedy:

Squeeze an onion with an apple and an appropriate amount of honey, drink the resulting juice at the rate of three large tablespoons a day.


The second remedy:

Put a large tablespoon of sage herb in a cup of boiling water, and then cover it for ten minutes, then filter this tea and drink it cold at a rate of 3 cups per day.


The third remedy:

Prepare a mixture of lemon juice + two large tablespoons of honey + ½ teaspoon red chili, eat several small portions of this mixture throughout the day.


The fourth remedy:

Boil some cabbage leaves in water well, take this water and sweeten it with honey, and then leave it to cool down. Drink seven large teaspoons of this tea every day.

Laryngitis tips:

  • Do not talk unless if it's necessary. 
  • Breathe moist air.
  • Avoid whispering (this puts more strain on your voice than regular speech)
  • Avoid decongestants (these drugs can give you a dry throat). 
  • Drink plenty of fluids (to prevent dehydration and avoid caffeine and alcohol. beverages)

That's it,
Which laryngitis treatment do you think works best?
Information listed above has been reviewed medically and the main purpose of it is to increase the cultural awareness of herbalism and natural treatment. With that being said; it is not a substitute for consulting with a specialist doctor as the only guide for an accurate individual analysis. To learn more about our sources that the above content was excerpted from please (click here).

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