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Tonsillitis Home Remedies

7 Home Remedies for Tonsillitis

-Mustard Powder. Take some mustard powder and add it in warm water. Gargle with this mixture at least twice a day

-Lime. It is one of the most popular natural remedies for tonsillitis. Mix fresh lime juice in warm water with honey and sugar and sip on this combination for pain relief from swollen tonsils.

-Chamomile tea mixed with lemon and honey. It is an age-old natural remedy for tonsillitis. The chamomile acts as a relaxant and reduces stress and anxiety caused by tonsillitis along with treating symptoms of the condition such as pain and soreness.

-Eating cold foods such as ice cream or popsicles can help ease pain


Make a cup of tea with 1/3 teaspoon full of black pepper, 1 tablespoon full of lemon/lime juice, 1/4 teaspoon full salt. You may also add ginger, clove, honey or sugar. Drink it very warm. You will feel the difference.
I always try to avoid taking medicine as long as I can because they have side effects. In most cases herbal remedies work for me if I use them when in the primary stage of the diseases. God bless you.

Dr. Can Apak

This remedy is an age old Turkish remedy and has been tried on over 100 children and adults that I know of. It has been effective on all except two who had extremely inflamed tonsils. About 8 patients needed reapplication. The rest were cured completely.
The recipe is:
Black pepper: 1 tea spoon full (Use ground black pepper)
Ammonium Chloride (NH4Cl): 1 tea spoon full
(Ammonium Chloride is a salt with sour taste. In Middle East countries, it is taken to aid digestion)

1. Grind the two ingredients together into a fine powder.Best done by a mortar and pestle.
2. Place a small amount (size of 3-4 rice grains) to the tip of a drinking straw.
3. Open the patients’ mouth and blow the powder from close distance onto one of the tonsils.
4. Repeat it with the other tonsil.
5. Don’t let the patient eat or drink anything for at least 20 minutes after application.
6. Repeat the treatment after 2 days.
Patient usually never gets tonsillitis after this treatment.


For one you need to drink ALOT of water! When I first feel it coming on I take a bottle a water and squeeze the juice of half a lime in it and some salt. Make sure the water is a bit warm. I pretty much just drink that all day. I also take the other half of the lime and sprinkle salt on it. Then I basically suck the juices out. I also suggest getting some SEA salt and sprinkling that on your tonsils. Hold it there for as long as you can(it might burn) or for at least 30 seconds then spit and rinse. When I did this I looked at my tonsil in the mirror and the white junk on my tonsil had disappeared! ALSO you'll have alot of spit and well you should just keep spitting all that stuff out! I kept spitting and I actually saw that white bacteria that builds on the tonsil come out. Hope I helped :)


Hi! I've had tonsillitis about 5 times. Here are some things I do to cure it: As soon as I feel it coming I take vitamins C and D and 3 echinacea softgels (my brand is health balance). This usually helps make the bout less severe. I also chew and swallow a clove of garlic (raw). Every day during the infection, I take two echinacea softgels three times daily. I drink lots of hot liquids. Lots of citrus and ginger teas. Here are a couple of recipes that help me a lot: To chicken broth (about 600 m) add one clove of chopped garlic, some chopped ginger, and a half a cup of lemon juice (it doesn't have to be fresh). Heat until almost boiling. My recipe for hot lemonade: In a mug, mix three tbsps of lemon juice (again, doesn't have to be fresh) with a tbsp of honey. Fill the rest of the mug with boiling water. These are my remedies for tonsillitis, and I usually manage to kick the infection within three or four days. Good Luck!


If you have an extremely minor case of this and you are at the legal age:

-2 Shots of straight vodka (or if you're light weight, just one shot)
-1 Small bottle of 'You C1000 Vitamin Orange' (found in local convenience stores or in Continental Stores, since it is Japanese)
-Lots of fresh tropical fruit (especially pine apple).

Rest rest rest.
Repeat the above everyday (the vodka only ONCE)and seek help from your local GP (General Pharmacy) in the time being.

-Remember, even though it hurts like somebody is stabbing your throat every time you swallow, EAT. Fruit and stuff with LOTS of Salt and Vitamins in it are the best. You need to treat your body very well while it is so ill, it makes your immune system much stronger.

Good luck xx


Home remedy for Tonsillitis
Gargling with mint mouthwash every 2-3 hours provides relief in tonsillitis

A fresh lime squeezed in a glass of warm water, with four teaspoons of honey and a quarter teaspoon of common salt, can be effective in tonsillitis

A gargle made from fenugreek seeds is very effective in severe cases of tonsillitis. To make such a gargle, two tablespoons of fenugreek seeds should be simmered for half an hour in a liter of water and then set aside to cool. The entire quantity should be used the same day as a soothing gargle for tonsillitis.

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