Tonsils are round shaped glands in the back part of the throat. They defend against any offending organisms entering the body through the throat. These organisms may be viruses or bacteria. Tonsils are part of the body’s defense system or the immunity.Tonsillitis is an infection or inflammation of the tonsils. Tonsillitis is spread through the air in droplets when an infected person breathes, coughs, or sneezes. The main symptom of tonsillitis is a sore throat. Homeopathic medicines are so effective in treating tonsillitis that one never needs to remove tonsils surgically. Homeopathic medicines are perfectly capable of dealing with both the acute and chronic forms of tonsillitis. In acute cases, the attendant symptoms of pain, fever and chilliness are also easily cured with the right homeopathic medicine. When it comes to curing chronic tonsillitis, Homeopathy believes in strengthening the immune system. In chronic tonsillitis the common symptoms are of enlarged tonsils size, occasionally pain on tonsil portion after exposure to cold, uncomforted feeling inside the throat etc. Here it is required a treatment to cure the condition for a long period of time by applying the most classical approach of constitutional homeopathy treatment.
Best Homoeopathic remedies for Tonsillitis:
Belladonna:Belladonna is the most common homeopathic medicine for acute and chronic tonsillitis. Belladonna has the best anti-inflammatory action and thus helps a lot to relief the symptoms both in acute and chronic condition. Pain in throat at the time of swallowing, red congested and swelling of tonsils, mild to moderate fever associates with tonsillitis, headache and malaise also present. Tonsillitis increased when taking any cold things like ice cold drinks or ice cream, exposing to cold air etc. The throat pain is slightly relieved after taking any sort of warm drink.Complete inability to swallow even the least liquid, which frequently passes out through the nostrils. Constant inclination to swallow, with a sensation as though suffocation would otherwise follow. Sensation of contraction, strangling, and spasmodic constriction in the throat.Patients are timid, disposition fearful, mistrustful, and suspicious; apprehension and inclination to run away. Disinclination to talk, or very fast talking.Ill-humour, disposition irritable and sensitive, with an inclination to be angry and to give offence.
Baryta Carbonica: It is one of the suitable medicines for chronic tonsillitis. Tonsils are inflamed, swollen and very painful in acute condition. After the acute attack passed on, the tonsils look larger than the size. The child is weak physically and mentally also. Great weakness of memory. Inattention to studies in children. Deficient memory, children cannot remember and learn. Lachrymose disposition. Loss of confidence himself. Child does not want to play. Tendency to catches cold very easily. The person sweats more from the feet. Every cold change inflames the tonsils. Children with enlarged tonsils, and with enlarged glands in other places, somewhat weak intellectually, delayed milestones. The throat is very painful on swallowing. Quinsy and suppurating tonsils from every cold. Plug like sensation in throat and difficult to swallow solids. Stinging pain in tonsils.