11 Feb 5 Foods For A Better Voice
It is probably common knowledge that Celery is a rich source of vitamins(vitamin A, B1, B2, B6, C and plenty essential amino acids) and fiber, but did you know that celery’s antiseptic properties help ease mouth ulcers, sore throats and helps with the loss of voice?
This Power Food should definitely be included in your meals when you are having rehearsals for hours on end to keep your voice in good shape!
2. Manuka Honey
Honey has always been the go-to food for vocalists but why exactly is it good for our voices?
It contains 3 properties that build our vocal health.
Regular doses of honey in a week would protect our voices from infection because bacteria cannot grow or reproduce in an anti-microbial environment.
b) Antiseptic and Anti-Inflammatory
Honey prevents the spread of vocal infection, and thus it speeds up the recovery. It is also a great remedy for sore throats as it reduces swelling.
3. Orange Peel
Here’s 3 reasons why you should keep your orange peel the next time you eat an orange.
- It treats coughs and sore throats
- Eliminates phlegm in the lungs
- Reduces the production of mucus
4. Pi Pa Gao
A traditional Chinese herbal remedy that most of us grew up with, there’s good reason for Mum or Grandma to swear by it. Used for the relief of sore throats, coughs, hoarseness, and loss of voice, it is a kitchen essential for every singer. As a throat demulcent, it coats a dry throat and relieve the irritation causing the cough. It also is a throat expectorant that aids in the clearance of mucus from the airways.
But be sure to mix it with warm water as excessive sugar will cause the production of mucus.
5. Euphon Menthol Lozenges
Good lozenges are a must-have for every singer. And this is one brand that really works-take it from us, we have gone through too many brands of lozenges to be mistaken. It does not only help a sore throat but helps stop dry coughing spells that can seriously inhibit a singer’s vocal abilities.