Packed with antibiotics, antioxidants and anti-inflammatories, this fiery onion and chilli gargle will help fight infection and soothe the irritation and discomfort of a sore throat.
½ fresh red chilli
juice of 2 lemons
1 tsp salt
sprig of parsley
1 Chop the onion and chilli finely and place in a bowl. Add the lemon juice and salt. Leave to stand for 1 hour in the refrigerator.
2 Strain and use as a gargle. After gargling, chew on a sprig of parsley to freshen breath.
USE Gargle daily, as soon as you feel a sore throat coming on, then spit out rather than swallow.
STORAGE Best made and used fresh each day.