Tonsillitis: symptoms, natural remedies and what to eat

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Tonsillitis is an inflammation of viral or bacterial origin affecting the tonsils. Depending on the cause that triggered it, the treatment and the time it takes to heal can be different but the symptoms are generally the same. Let's find out what are the best natural remedies in case of tonsillitis and what to eat.



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La tonsillitis it is an inflammation of origin viral or bacterial borne by the tonsils. Depending on the cause that triggered it, the treatment and the time it takes to heal can be different but symptoms they are generally the same. Let's find out which ones are the best natural remedies in case of tonsillitis e what to eat.



When the tonsils become inflamed, it is often affected as well gola and plaques can form. This situation is caused by the presence of viruses or bacteria that have caused it a localized inflammation but absolutely not to be underestimated and neglected.

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Often affected by tonsillitis are children who, when their defenses are low, can see the problem appear very often especially if they attend kindergartens and schools.

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SYMPTOMS OF TONSILLITIS

I symptoms of tonsillitis are mainly borne by the oral cavity: swelling and redness of the tonsils, sore throat, presence of plaques and consequently difficulty in eating and swallowing as well as aphonia. However, they can also appear side symptoms such as fever with chills, headache, abdominal pain and abdominal pain (especially in children), swollen and painful lymph nodes due to ongoing infection.

In summary, a tonsillitis can give the following symptoms:

• Swollen and red tonsils

• Plaques

• Sore throat

• Difficulty swallowing

• Swollen lymph nodes

• Aphonia

• Fever

• Chills

• Headache

• Abdominal pains

NATURAL REMEDIES FOR TONSILLITIS

Depending on the cause that caused the tonsillitis, the most suitable remedies will be chosen. If of bacterial origin, antibiotics will be used (also of natural origin but always under the advice of your doctor) while if the cause is of a viral nature you can try to relieve the symptoms with generic remedies for sore throat.



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They can be useful in case of tonsillitis:

Echinacea

As for herbs and plants with antibacterial power, echinacea is often recommended, which among other things supports the immune system and has antibacterial properties. It can be taken in the form of drops or tablets.

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Honey and lemon

Squeeze half a lemon in a glass of hot water mix a teaspoon of honey, cool and drink.

Ginger

Grated ginger can also be added to the previous simple recipe. This spice has anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving qualities, preparing a ginger-based herbal tea with the addition of lemon and honey is a good solution even in case of tonsillitis and sore throat.

Propolis

Propolis is a natural product made by bees. It is a suitable remedy in case of tonsillitis and sore throat as creates a kind of screen and has an anesthetizing as well as a curative effect.

Eucalyptus

It is among the fundamental herbs in the treatment of respiratory diseases and therefore also of tonsillitis given its own antibacterial and expectorant properties. In herbal medicine there are different formulations in which this plant is alone or works in synergy with others.

Mauve

If you choose to drink herbal teas you can opt for a mallow-based, dal plant soothing power against mucosAnd. In addition to the tonsils and throat, the intestine will also benefit.

In summary, among the best natural remedies in case of tonsillitis there are:



• Echinacea

• Eucalyptus

• Honey and lemon

• Ginger

• Propolis

• Mallow

It is good too not smoking or stop in places where people smoke, to prevent the throat and tonsils from becoming further irritated. In the end do not strain your throat too much talking excessively.

WHAT TO EAT IN CASE OF TONSILLITIS

The worry of all people with tonsillitis is: what to eat? Especially if the patient is a child, the time of lunch and dinner can become a real nightmare due to the discomfort and pain that is felt when you have to drink or eat food.

However, it is very important to avoid dehydration so the first useful tip is certainly to drink plenty of water or other liquids at room temperature like herbal teas, it is also useful to supplement the diet with vegetable soups or vegetable broths. As for food, however, usually greater relief is obtained by eating cold and soft things then ice creams, sorbets, popsicles, granitas, creams and soups previously placed in the refrigerator or at room temperature.

It can also be useful to use lemon juice and honey perfect for disinfecting the oral cavity and soothing inflammation as well as probiotic foods which help the intestines and the immune system. Green light therefore to yogurt, kefir, tofu, etc.

Summarizing in case of tonsillitis it is good:

Drink a lot of water and liquids

Eat soups, soups and vegetable broths

Ice cream

• Sorbets

• Icicles

• Granite

• Yogurt

• Kefir

• Tofu and all other fermented foods

To be avoided instead:

Spicy foods

Alcohol

• Coffee

• Milk and dairy products

ONE LAST USEFUL ADVICE

To get some relief e disinfect the oral cavity it is possible to use simple ones gargle based on water and bicarbonate or water and salt. Just dilute a teaspoon or two of baking soda or salt up to a glass of water. After gargling, always spit out the used water.

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