Tonsillitis is a severe condition when your tonsils become infected. Homemade remedies for tonsillitis can prevent you from a great loss of money. It can be caused by bacteria as well as viral infections. It can leads to symptoms like swollen or inflamed tonsils, sore throat, pain when swallowing, fever, hoarse voice, bad breath, ear pain.
Viral infections pass on their own and bacterial infections may require antibiotics. Treatment of tonsillitis focuses on relieving the symptoms of tonsillitis, such as using ibuprofen to relieve inflammation and pain.
There is a number of home remedies to treat this condition:
1: Salt Water Gargling
Rinsing with warm salt water can help to soothe pain caused by tonsillitis. It can also reduce inflammation, and help to treat infections.
Stir about a half teaspoon of salt in 1 cup of warm water. Stir until the salt is dissolved. Gargle through the mouth for several seconds and then spit it out. You can use plain water.
2: Take Warm Tea with Honey
Tea can help to reduce discomfort. honey is added to tea, has strong antibacterial properties, and help to treat the infections causing tonsillitis. There are some other kinds of tea like, Ginger tea it is a strong anti-inflammatory, fennel tea, which can help to reduce inflammation and discomfort
3: Use of Ice Chips
Cold is effective in inflammation and swelling that often comes with tonsillitis. Frozen drinks and frozen foods can be particularly helpful to young children who cannot use other home remedies safely. Older children and adults can also suck on ice chips.
It can help to relieve the sore throat if the air is dry or experiencing dry mouth as a result of tonsillitis. Humidifiers can help to soothe discomfort in the throat and tonsils by adding moisture back into the air. Keep your humidifier with you especially when you sleep at night. If you don’t have a humidifier and want fast relief, sitting in a room filled with steam from the shower can also provide the humidity that can reduce this condition.