Does salt(sodium chloride) hinder or kill bactiria

Richard Mateles rmateles at
Tue Aug 4 12:38:54 EST 1998

What it does it make the throat feel better.  It may also serve to wash away
some bacteria, but at the concentrations, temperatures,  and times employed,
it's not going to kill bacteria.

Rich Mateles
Thomas wrote in message <35c5402f.1878325 at>...
>just a question I  have it may be stupid or I may have posted it to
>the wrong group I apologise if that is the case . This question is in
>reguards to gargling salt soultion for infected tonsils.
>Thank you

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