Ayurvedic Remedies for Throat Problems

This is another remedy in a series of remedies to cure throat problems and infections. Previous remedy can be found here. As a precaution, follow these whenever you can: Before going to bed add four to five Tulsi / Holy Basil leaves in a copper jug of water and after waking up, drink the water. Use neem sticks to brush your mouth. Clean your throat as well with neem stick. Following is a proven remedy where a woman who used to get throat problems whenever there was a change in water treated herself.


  • Jamun, Jambul, Java Plum / Syzygium cumini / Jamun (जामुन) / Neredu (నేరేడు) leaves

Cut a jamun leave into small pieces and crush them. Boil them with a glass of water until a cup of dicaction remains.

Drink this dicaction or gargle lukewarm dicaction.

Also, if possible, brush your teeth with jamun tree sticks for a week. It is also helpful in reducing blood sugar in diabetes patients. Also, it strengthens the loosened teeth.

Also, press and release the area where the thumb starts from the hand (watch the video below at 4m:20s) for 60-70 times twice or thrice a day.

Also, perform Shanka Mudra while chanting “Hum…..”

Watch the below video for instructions in Telugu:

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  1. Thank you so much for this remedy for throat problem. Sometimes I am suffering from the throat infection and I do not understand what to do. Now I can try for this. Will Jamun powder work for this instead of jamun leaves. Please share with me. Thank you for sharing this.

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