The two lymph nodes placed on each side of the back of the throat are called tonsils. They work as a protection, preventing infection from entering the body. When this part of the body becomes infected, the condition is called tonsillitis.
This condition can occur at any age, but it is a frequent childhood ailment. Children from preschool age through their mid teens are most often diagnosed with tonsillitis.
The symptoms of this condition are sore throat, swollen tonsils and fever. It can be triggered by different common viruses and bacteria and is contagious. When tonsillitis is not treated, this condition caused by strep throat can create grave complications. However, tonsillitis can be diagnosed and treated easily. Also, here is one effective folk remedy that will help you treat this condition.
Here is one remedy from the Russian folk medicine for curing tonsillitis and pharyngitis (inflamed throat).
– 1 beetroot
– 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
How to prepare this powerful Russian remedy:
Grind the beetroot and add the tablespoon of apple cider vinegar.
Let it soak well and then strain the juice by mashing the beetroot.
Mix the combination well and let it sit for 15-20 minutes. Use gauze or filter to strain the mixture.
You need only the juice.
Drink 5-6 tablespoons of the resulted syrup every 2-3 hours.
Beetroot has high level of iron, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, iodine, sulphur, manganese and copper. Also, this vegetable is rich in folic acid. It revives the body resistance and makes it able to fight toxicity. Beetroot fights the toxic agents and this is the reason why this vegetable juice is strongly recommended as a cure for tonsillitis. Beet is a food that is rich in fiber and is also recommended if tonsillitis is caused by constipation.