You will need
- - inflorescences calendula;
- - water.
In Russia, the calendula is grown as ornamental and medicinal plants. It has astringent, anti-inflammatory and healing action. Its inflorescences are made ointments and tinctures, which are used for burns, prolonged healing wounds, stomatitis, cardiac diseases and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
Angina from the flowers of the calendula make a decoction, which is necessary to caress the throat. To do this, pour a glass of boiling water one tablespoon of inflorescences, cover, wrap and leave for an hour. After this time, strain the resulting tincture through a cheesecloth or fine strainer.
After the broth has cooled to room temperature, rinse them in the throat for 10 minutes. During one rinse use at least 1 Cup brewed calendula. The maximum effect is achieved if you repeat this procedure every 3 hours for 5-7 days.
For rinsing you can also use a tincture of calendula, which is sold in the pharmacy. Dilute a teaspoon of this liquid in a glass of warm water and gargle the throat as described above.
To tincture of calendula has always been at hand, make it yourself. Pour 100 g of dry inflorescences of this plant 0.5 liters of vodka, cover and leave in a dark place for a week. During this period, the tincture should from time to time to shake things up. After a week strain the solution and apply for the appointment, keeping it in a dark place.
Due to its antimicrobial, soothing properties of solution of calendula will have anti-inflammatory and soothing effect on a sore throat. But only with regular use. And if suddenly after a sore throat you will SIPNET voice, drink 3 times a day, one third Cup infused calendula within a month.
To the broth for a sore throat remained warm, store it in a thermos.