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Sore throat has been mentioned as a prodromal symptom of common cold in
Ayurveda. It has been described as pinprick like pain in the throat.
Vata-Kapha are usually involved in causation of sore throat.

Ajowan seeds
Black pepper
Cinnamon bark
Fenugreek seeds
Table salt

Common Recipes:
Soak two teaspoonfuls of ajowan seeds in cold water. Add a pinch of
common salt. Using this infusion as a common gargle substantially eases
the acute sore throat.

Coarsely powder the cinnamon bark. Boil a teaspoonful of this powder in
water. Strain the extract and add a pinch of black pepper and a
teaspoonful of honey . Consuming this decoction every three hours during the
day cures a sore throat.

Two tablespoons of fenugreek seeds should be added to a litre of cold
water and simmered on a gentle flame. This should be allowed to cool to
a temperature that could be tolerated by the buccal cavity. Strain this
mixture and gargle with it several times a day. This cures a sore

Liquorice is a well recognised remedy for sore throat. Put a small
piece of raw liquorice in the mouth and chew it regularly. It gives a
soothing effect to the sore throat.

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