Tonsillitis is an inflammatory disease of the tonsils of the palate. Manifests most often in childhood in the acute form, which can become chronic. The cause of the disease is infiltrated into the body of the infection. The main symptoms of tonsillitis are sore throat, high body temperature, weakness, redness of throat in region of tonsils.
From chronic tonsillitis the symptoms of several other strong pain in the throat when swallowing, enlarged tonsils, General discomfort in the throat. Treatment of tonsillitis should hold ENT doctor, but to enhance the effect can be done home treatment using methods approved by the specialist.
Treatment of chronic tonsillitis at home
The principles and approaches to home treatment is affected by patient’s age, frequency of manifestations of chronic tonsillitis and other factors. In General, there are three important factors required in the home.
The most important cleansing of the mouth and throat and purify the body.
Chronic tonsillitis (if not for the removal of the tonsils) provides a slow negative effects on the body, causing with time a number of serious illnesses. So you need to be attentive to the health of the liver, kidneys, heart, gastrointestinal tract. What preventive measures to take tell the doctor based on the study of history.
Important in the home treatment of chronic tonsillitis is physiotherapy, rinsing, use of traditional medicine. It should be noted that it is not a panacea it is only support and improving the efficiency of conservative treatment, which is prescribed by a doctor. In addition, the strengthening of protective functions of the organism makes it possible to reduce the number of transitions of tonsillitis in the acute phase.
Rinsing with tonsillitis
The most common recipes of funds for gargling, which can be used in the treatment of tonsillitis at home
- 2 tablespoons herb yarrow pour 2 cups of boiling water for 60 minutes, drain and rinse 4 times a day
- in a glass of boiled water add few drops of Basil oil and gargle for anti-inflammatory effect
- 10 the crushed leaves of eucalyptus pour 1 Cup of boiling water and gargle about 3 times a day
- to make a decoction of chamomile, sage, calendula and Linden flowers (you can buy premixed in the pharmacy). It is particularly effective in tonsillitis, tonsils
- in exacerbations of chronic tonsillitis it is important to use for rinsing light pink solution of manganese.
In the treatment of tonsillitis at home, you can lubricate the throat to enhance the effect of the treatment. Lubrication is carried out with sea buckthorn oil, extract of propolis (if not allergic), Lugol’s iodine, pine oil, juice of aloe with honey (13).
Inhalations to treat tonsillitis at home
House can effectively carry out inhalation.
It is important to note that they are contraindicated in high body temperature and severe symptoms of intoxication. Inhalation to children is best done after consultation with a doctor. For conducting inhalation it is possible to use compact device with inhaler which can be purchased at a quite affordable price.
For inhalation use decoctions of the plants having antibacterial and antiseptic (peppermint, eucalyptus, sage, pine buds, mother and stepmother). You can also use an alcohol solution of propolis oil solution hlorofillipta. Garlic is very effective inhalation (100g garlic crush and mix in 1l of boiling water). The good effect of the inhalation of tincture of eucalyptus, chamomile flowers, walnut.
The use of infusions and decoctions
It is very important before reception of broths and infusions to consult with your doctor.
Folk remedies allow you to remove the toxicity, increase the body’s defenses thus, home treatment of chronic tonsillitis will improve the efficiency of medical treatment. The most common means of warm infusion of leaves of black currant, St. John’s wort and nettle with honey. Adult patients for antimicrobial effects can take an infusion of juice leaves mother and stepmother with onion juice and red wine in equal proportions (1 tablespoon 3 times a day). It is very important before reception of broths and infusions to consult with your doctor.
Home treatment tonsillitis cold
It is widely believed that proper exposure to cold can strengthen the body’s defenses and is effective in prevention of tonsillitis. In General, it is true, however, it is important to carry out these procedures only during periods of remission. When tonsillitis in the acute form this form of treatment will only aggravate the serious condition of the patient and provoke purulent lesions of the throat. The so-called cold therapy is moderate use of cold drinks and ice cream.
Carry out all procedures should be with extreme caution, preferably after consulting a doctor. Tonsillitis defies folk and home treatment, therefore, such methods are used to Supplement the main medical treatment methods.