Put lemon juice in the microwave for about a minute. When you drink it, it will open up your throat. It may sting a bit, but it helps, You can also add honey to sooth your throat.If you need to, add teaspoons of sugar.
Sore throat? This will help. Take a lemon and cut into round slices. Add 3 to 4 slices to about 6oz of hot water. I squeeze some of the juice into the water then drop the sclices in. Then add a heaping tbs of honey, add more if needed for taste. Sip on it to relieve a dry,scratchy, sore throat. It also helps to open airways for those with asthma.