Cough Throat Rinse
1 cup (240 ml) water
1 Teaspoon (5ml) dried sage or dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon (3 ml) salt, optional
if you have a wet cough that's irritating your throat, try this natural tea remedy that may help clear up the congestion. Bring water a a gentle boil. Steep the sage or thyme in the water for 10 minutes. Strain and allow tea to cool to a comfortable temperature, keeping it covered to retain the volatile oils. Add salt, if desired, and stir until dissolved. Gargle to clear your throat of mucous and reduce inflammation.