Sore throat can be caused by various factors including common cold, flu or eating too much spicy food. There may also be mucus, fever and chills, headaches and so on. Drink a lot of water, and gargle with warm salt water.
Avoid: alcohol, smoking, pollution, sleeping with the mouth open or wind exposure, stimulating or spicy foods, fatty foods.
Stomach Heat can manifest as: Burning sensation and pain in the epigastrium and abdomen, bad breath, sour regurgitation, nausea, thirst with preference for cold drinks, voracious appetite and constant hunger, ... See pattern »
Lung Yin Deficiency can manifest in the following ways: Dry cough or cough with sticky sputum, Dry mouth and throat, Hoarse voice, Blood tinged sputum, Low grade fever, heat sensation in the evening time, ... See pattern »
Phlegm in the Lungs - (Hot Phlegm) can manifest in the following ways: Barking cough, SOB, asthma, stuffiness in the chest, yellow, green, or brownish, possibly foul smelling. Tongue is red, with a thick ... See pattern »
Phlegm in the Lungs - (Cold Phlegm) can manifest in the following ways: Chronic cough which comes in bouts, profuse white sputum that is easy to expectorate, fullness of the chest, asthma is possible, can be ... See pattern »
External Wind Attacking the Lungs - (Wind Cold) can manifest in the following ways: Fever & chills, aversion to cold, occipital headache, body aches, cough, sneezing, stuffy nose or runny nose with thin clear ... See pattern »
External Wind Attacking the Lungs - Wind Heat Fever, aversion to cold & wind, slight sweating, sore throat, swollen tonsils, thirst, cough, stuffy nose, runny nose with yellow mucus, headache and body aches. ... See pattern »
Carrot Top Thermal Nature = Cool Flavor = Bitter Very mineral rich Moves Liver stagnation Resolves Damp conditions Conditions Carrot Top can Help Relieve Anger & uncontrollable mood Tightness & discomfort in ... See ingredient »
cayenne is good for exterior conditions such as the common cold, because cayenne has antiviral, antibiotic, and diaphoretic (sweating) properties most beneficial at the onset of a cold. To aid the body with ... See ingredient »
Chinese Prunes (made with half ripened plums) Thermal Nature = Warm Flavor = Sour Astringes intestines Stops diarrhea Kills intestinal worms Stops cough Benefits the Lungs Quenches thirst Promotes production ... See ingredient »
Chrysanthemum Flowers Thermal Nature = Cool Flavor = Sweet, Slightly Bitter Reduce internal heat Sharpens vision Detoxifies the body Conditions Chrysanthemum Flowers can Help Relieve: Enteritis Skin ... See ingredient »
Daikon Radish Thermal Nature = Cool Flavor = Sweet, & Pungent Removes stagnant food Moistens the Lungs Resolves mucus Quenches thirst Relieves alcohol intoxication Conditions Daikon Radish can Help ... See ingredient »
Licorice Thermal Nature = Neutral Flavor = Sweet Tonifies the Spleen Increases energy Produces body fluids Detoxifies the body Conditions Licorice can Help Relieve: Digestive issues Dry cough Sore ... See ingredient »
Mint (Bo He) Thermal Nature = Cool Flavor = Arid, aromatic Disperses wind-heat clears & benefits the head & eyes Vents rashes Moves the flow of Liver Calms digestive problems Conditions Mint (Bo He) can Help ... See ingredient »
Olives Thermal Nature = Neutral Flavor = Sweet, Sour, Atringent Clear heat Detoxifies the body Increases the production of body fluids Quenches thirst Clears the Lungs Benefits the throat Conditions Olives ... See ingredient »