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Clinical Corner: Sore Throat

Sore Throat

A common condition that is characterized by pain, discomfort, or irritation in the throat. Sore throats can be caused by a variety of factors, including viral or bacterial infections, allergies, dry air, smoking, and acid reflux.


– Pain or discomfort in the throat, especially when swallowing.

– Redness or swelling in the throat.

– Hoarseness or loss of voice.

– Swollen glands in the neck.

– Coughing.

– Fever or chills.

– Headache or body aches.


– Viral infections

– Bacterial infections

– Stagnant Lymph

– Grief

– Allergies

– Exposure to dry air, smoke, pollution, or other irritants can cause sore throats.

– Acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), can cause irritation and inflammation in the throat.

– Yelling, talking loudly, or singing for long periods of time can strain the vocal cords and cause a sore throat.

– Breathing through the mouth can cause the throat to become dry and irritated, leading to a sore throat.

– Postnasal drip


Application: massage, diffuser, chakras, sustained inhalation

Single Oils: Bay Laurel, Ginger, turmeric

* Thyme Thuyanol , Thyme Linalool, or Thyme Geraniol taken internally can be very helpful (1-3 drops in water)

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