Echinacea Peppermint Gargle for Sore Throat Relief

Updated: Nov 03, 2020

Echinacea Peppermint Gargle for Sore Throat Relief
General Information
  • Gargles & Mouthwashes
  • Oral
  • Easy
  • 4 minutes
  • 1 application


  • 1/4 teaspoon of peppermint (essential oil)
  • 2 tablespoons of echinacea (tincture)
  • 1/2 cup of water


Looking to heal a sore throat? This easy and cost-effective recipe will be of great help, especially if you are prone to developing sore throats during cold months. Echinacea can prevent their onset and soothe their symptoms thanks to its powerful antibacterial and anti-fungal compounds. Peppermint also contains antibacterial compounds, such as menthols, which help fight infections and promote tissue healing.

  1. Combine echinacea tincture, glycerin, and water. Mix well.(2 minutes)
  2. Add peppermint essential oil one drop at a time and mix.(2 minutes)

Gargle your throat at least three times a day until symptoms persist.

Although it is commonly available in many local stores or online, making echinacea tincture from scratch is easy and money-saving.