Get Rid of Tonsillitis Naturally

Tonsillitis occurs when an infection inflames the tonsils. Tonsils are lymphatic tissue bundles that help the body fight infection. Most often tonsillitis is caused by a virus and happens as the tonsils filter out airborne diseases. It will often go away on its own.

 

How do I know if I have tonsillitis?

  • Fever
  • Bad breath
  • Nasal congestion
  • Runny nose
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Red, swollen tonsils
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain
  • Raw, bleeding tonsils

 

How do I prevent tonsillitis?

  • ¬†Avoid contact with other sick people
  • Remember to wash your hands
  • Don’t share toothbrushes or eating utensils
  • Wash and disinfect surfaces and any toys
  • Cover your mouth
  • Carry hand sanitizer
  • Don’t smoke

 

How can I treat tonsillitis?

  • Get lots of rest and be sure you rest your voice.
  • Make a mug of lemon water with honey and sugar. Honey is a natural antibiotic, lemon helps to clean out viruses and the heat feels nice against a sore throat.
  • Eat easy to swallow meals such as soup, broth and popsicles.
  • Gargle a teaspoon of salt in a cup of warm water. This will help cleanse the tonsils and ease the pain.
  • Keep the air moist with a humidifier.
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