What is it?
Sore throats (pharyngitis) are mainly caused by viral infections but can also come about due to bacterial infections (strep throat), environmental factors such as smoky rooms, dry air, pollen, mould, and pet hair - even sleeping with your mouth open.
Our throats are the first defence against infections, so it pays to look after them. Our tonsils filter out bacteria and viruses, so you may need to be extra vigilant if you have had them removed.
To ease and relieve a painful or irritated throat. Helps to strengthen immunity.