Ginger root tea
After garlic, ginger is one of the most impressive wonders of nature when it comes to relieving a sore throat. It is a spice with too many health benefits, including anti-inflammatory potential and antibacterial. It has substances that relieve your symptoms and helps to kill any infection you may have, even from bacterial sources.
You can buy ginger root tea or make it on your own by peeling and crushing a bit of fresh ginger in 2 glasses of water and boiling them. You can even add onion and honey as a sweetener if you want to make it a more powerful blend. It goes great to relieve a sore throat at late night and to improve your upper respiratory symptoms if you have them.