How to Cure Sore Tonsils?
Tonsils Are Your First Line of Defense Against Disease.
Sore tonsils become inflamed with accumulations of a white stuff, on the sides of your upper throat. It is most likely caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Besides coughing, you can experience redness, pain, and difficulty swallowing. A sore throat from screaming or talking too much can cause nausea, vomiting, headache, fever and chills too. Surely, you'll feel under the weather!
Your lymph glands under your jaw line may be swollen, and your throat can be prickling with hoarseness. Since your tonsils serve as the first line of defense against disease entering your body, it's important to keep them healthy!
Realize a diet that is high in refined simple carbohydrates and low in quality protein, and other nutrients will over-work your tonsils. This can cause them to deteriorate in need of an operation that removes them to cure your endocrine system, one of the eight organ systems every person possesses.
Things to Do at Home for Sore Tonsils
Thankfully, there is much you can do to restore your sore tonsils to health! Besides, not smoking, you can gargle with warm salt water three times a day to reduce pain and swelling.
A French remedy that works is mixing a teaspoon of organic honey with cinnamon powder. Eat a teaspoon of this concoction twice a day. The honey will soothe your tonsils and the cinnamon cures your ailment.
Another tonsils remedy is to drink warm or cold lemon or lime juice. Drink this straight with a pinch of Celtic Sea Salt for optimal results.
Drink plenty of fluids of hot or cold liquids and get sufficient rest.
Make sure the air in your home is not stale by conditioning your indoor air with a humidifier or air conditioning, if the weather is above eighty degrees. .
If it’s cold outside, take a warm bath with a few drops of lavender essential oil along with a mustard foot bath to drain your lymph nodes of toxicity. This tip comes about through Holistic Health practices.
Mix the following in a bucket of warm water and soak your feet for 1/2 hour.
- 1/4 cup baking soda
- 1/8 cup mustard powder
- 4 drops wintergreen or peppermint essential oil
- 4 drops rosemary essential oil
- 4 drops eucalyptus essential oil
You can eat six or more smaller meals with plenty of fresh vegetable and fruit juice. Mix real lemon juice in your water in the morning to help detoxify your system. Make sure to have a few bowel movements every day.
When you can tolerate the acid in your mouth, eat a lemon or lime straight. It's also important to see your health care provider for a proper diagnosis.
You should follow your gut instincts, and listen to your family doctor.
How to Clear Your Throat from Phlegm and Help Your Tonsils?
Phlegm is mucus, a clear salty substance that can clog your throat, ears and sinuses when you suffer with sore tonsils. You can clear your throat by coughing up the phlegm, however, after some time your throat may hurt badly. Do blow your nose if your nose is stuffy. Enjoy a hot steam bath to clear the phlegm from your body.
You should opt to follow a mucus-less diet too to rid your body of producing too much phlegm.
A Mucus-less Diet Helps to Heal Inflamed Tonsils.
To rid your body of mucus you should eat less table salt. Celtic Sea Salt is a whole food and loaded with minerals that are good for you and you can eat that instead.
- Substitute coarsely ground pepper with savory herbs and add powdered Kelp to diminish your craving for salt.
- Do not eat eggs in any form.
- Do not eat any type of sugar, except, honey, sorghum molasses or black strap molasses or Stevia.
- Eliminate all meat from your diet. A little white fish once in a while is fine or a bit of fresh young chicken.
- Eliminate all dairy, butter, cheese, cottage cheese and yogurt.
- Eliminate flour and flour products, because when baked changes set that create an excessive amount of mucus in your body since it is not a raw food.
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© 2013 Sheila Craan