Efficient remedies to relieve sore throat pain include gargling with warm salt water, staying hydrated and breathing either cool or warm air, according to WebMD.
The warm salt water used for gargling should consist of one tablespoon of salt per 240 milliliters of water. The warm salt water reduces both swelling and discomfort. It is recommended to stay hydrated when experiencing sore throat pain, preferably by using hot fluids like tea or soup. Hot fluids have a pain relieving effect on throat pain. Use vaporizers or humidifiers to make sure the air is either cool or warm in the room you occupy. It is also recommended to avoid tobacco smoke, states WebMD.