Encourage the child to gargle with warm double strength tea or warm salt water, made by adding one teaspoon of salt to eight ounces of water, to relieve sore throat pain.
To help prevent these problems, patients can gargle and rinse the mouth or take a sip of water after each dose.
Gargle with this mixture twice a day, holding it in the mouth for about thirty seconds each time.
The child should not gargle immediately before the culture.
Gargle with cayenne tea to cure a sore throat.
Prior to bedtime, gargle with salt water.
Lozenges of potassium chlorate are used in stomatitis, tonsilitis and pharyngitis, it can also be used in a gargle, to grs.
For inflammation of the mouth a similar combination is used as a mouth wash, in the throat as a gargle, and in the nose as a wash and sometimes as an ointment or spray, the ointment possessing the advantage of protecting the delicate nasal mucous membrane from irritation by stopping the entrance of irritant dust into the nasal cavities.
Internally lead has an astringent action on the mucous membranes, causing a sensation of dryness; the dilute solution of the subacetate forms an effective gargle in tonsillitis.