Gargling Salt Water for Sore Throat

Garling salt water for a sore throat is a home remedy that has been used for years. Although gargling salt water will not cure a sore throat, doing so may help you to feel better. Gargling salt water can be done frequently, and is inexpensive.

Fast Facts:

  • Relief from gargling salt water tends to be short-lived.
  • You can gargle salt water as part of a health care regimen that includes vitamins and drinking plenty of fluids.
  • You should stop gargling with salt water if your symptoms become worse.