Tonsilitis is a condition that often includes a sore throat and pain when swallowing, a high temperature, coughing, swollen lymph nodes in the neck and a headache.
However, Acute recurring tonsillitis may not respond well to home remedies and may require more drastic measures such as a tonsillectomy.
Here are 5 home remedies to ease this infection:
Lime – Mix fresh lime juice in warm water with honey and salt and sip on this combination for pain relief from swollen tonsils.
Fenugreek seeds – Boil fenugreek seeds in water for half an hour. Cool and strain and use this water to gargle with
Milk – Boil milk and add a pinch of turmeric and powdered black pepper powder. Drink this concoction before sleeping for a minimum of three nights in a row as an effective remedy for inflamed tonsils.
Chamomile tea- Chamomile tea mixed with lemon and honey is an age-old natural remedy for tonsillitis.
Saltwater – Salt-water gargle helps to ease throat pain and reduce swelling.
Beetroot – Drink freshly juiced beetroot, carrot and or cucumber juice daily to boost the body’s immune system and fight the infection more efficiently