The Wilen sisters have been using home remedies all their lives, and for the last quarter of a century, they've been researching and writing about them as well.
Lydia and Joan Wilen may not always be able to
explain why the remedies work, but they work. All use ingredients readily available in most kitchens, supermarkets or health-food stores.
At the first sign of a sore or scratchy throat, mix two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar in six-to-eight ounces of warm water. Take a mouthful, gargle with it and spit it out, then swallow a mouthful.