How to Soothe a Burned Throat From Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar, also known as cider vinegar, is a staple in many households because of its many healing and cleansing attributes 1. Apple cider vinegar is believed to sooth sunburn, lower cholesterol and destroy fungus. It can also help relieve a sore throat. Some people may experience a burning sensation in their throats when taking apple cider vinegar. This is because some people may be more sensitive to the vinegar's high acidity. If you experience burning, here is a way to help ease your throat discomfort.
Take 1 tsp. of honey. The honey will coat your throat and help the burn go away.
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Sip a cup of warm water to help the honey coat your throat. You can drink warm green tea instead of water, but don't use dark teas, because they have a higher acidity.
If your throat is still burning, take another teaspoon of honey to coat your throat, and drink more water or warm green tea.
If the burning sensation does not go away, call your health care provider to determine if something else is causing the problem.
Always dilute apple cider vinegar with water, tea or fruit juice before drinking it. Undiluted vinegar is very acidic and will irritate the throat.
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- If the burning sensation does not go away, call your health care provider to determine if something else is causing the problem.
- Always dilute apple cider vinegar with water, tea or fruit juice before drinking it. Undiluted vinegar is very acidic and will irritate the throat.
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