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Herbal Remedies | Preventing Tonsillitis (radang amandel)

Tonsillectomy or tonsil is a collection of lymphoid network, which is located in the throat at the back end of the second bending back of the mouth. Tonsil function does not prevent the infection spread to the entire body in a way keep the bacteria enter the body through the mouth, nose, and throat, because it was not uncommon to experience tonsil inflammation. Inflammation in the tonsil is called with tonsillitis; this disease is one of the interference ENT (Ear Nose & Throat). Tonsillitis can be acute or chronic. Form of severe acute that is not usually take about 4-6 days, and generally attack the children at the age of 5-10 years. While tonsillitis / chronic tonsil that occur in repeated and longstanding

Tonsillitis / tonsil (tonsillitis) is caused by streptococcus group A beta hemolytic bacterial infection, but can also be caused by bacteria or other types of infection by the virus. In the acute tonsillitis is usually started with the symptoms of a mild sore throat to a severe, pain when swallow food, and sometimes vomiting. Tonsillitis can cause a swollen tonsil, fever, itching, pain in muscles and joints, on the whole body aches, chill, headache, and pain in the ear. Lymph nodes in the region weakened submandibuler. The back of the throat will feel so hard to swallow ridge.

On chronic tonsillitis, a relapse of sore throat can be occurred, and pus flow out from the tonsil indentation. The attack occurred in repeated, tonsil visible belly, red, and become abses (speckled white pus yellowish). Tonsil enlargement / tonsillectomy can be very large so that the left tonsil and the right to meet each other and can interfere with the respiratory road.

Tonsil acute inflammation or swelling of the tonsil is not too large and not in the way respiratory, and does not cause complications, does not need to do surgery / operation, because the tonsil network made of lymph can prevent the body of work that is not exposed to disease-related infections.

To care and be treated a few steps as follows:
  • Arranged for drinking lots of fluids like water or juice, especially during fever. * Do not drink ice, syrup, ice cream, food and drinks refrigerated, fried food, the marinated food, and candy.
  • Gargle warm salt water 3-4 times a day.
  • Put warm compress on my neck every day.
  • Given antibiotic therapy (up doctor instructions) when there is a bacterial infection and to prevent complications.
  • Rest enough.

However, when chronic tonsillitis with tonsil swelling that is too large so that disturb respiration, or the emergence of complications, are usually required surgery / medical operation to remove the tonsil.

There are herbs that can be used for tonsillitis care and natural treatment. Some of herbal have any effect as anti-inflammation, antibiotics, and the swelling (anti-swelling).

Here are some examples of medicinal herb plants that can be used for tonsillitis:

Herbal Ingredient 1

Sambiloto (Andrographis paniculata) powder of 3 - 4.5 grams. Add with 200 cc hot water, add 1 tablespoon honey, stirred, and drunk warm-warm. Or 30 grams fresh Sambiloto or 15 grams of dried, boiled with 800 cc of water until the remaining 400 cc, filtered, water added to 200 cc pineapple fruit juice, stirred, and to be drunk 3 times a day, every time you drink 200 cc. (for acute tonsillitis)

Herbal Ingredient 2

2 pieces mengkudu / pace (Morinda citrifolia L.)
20 grams of cooked turmeric (Curcuma alba L.)
washed and mashed, strained and taken water, add with an extract of 1 lemon fruit, and 1 tablespoon honey, stirred, and drunk. Perform 2-3 times a day. (for acute tonsillitis).

Herbal Ingredient 3

30 grams parasite tree of lemon or tea
30 grams of turmeric (Curcuma alba L.)
10 grams of dried Sambiloto (Andrographis paniculata)
20 grams of saffron
boiled with 800 cc of water until the remaining 400 cc, filtered water to drink twice a day, every time you drink 200 cc. (For chronic tonsillitis, tonsil enlargement with a quite large).

Herbal Ingredient 4

10 pieces of cocor bebek leaf mashed or blended, water used to rinse the throat. Perform 2-3 times a day.

Herbal Ingredient 5

Make juice of 30-60 grams of root of bunga pukul empat, the water is used to rinse the throat (gargle), and swallowed. Do 2 times a day.

Source: Prof. HM Hembing Wijayakusuma



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