The common and easy medications are gargling and hot fomentation. Moreover, the Ayurvedic means of curing tonsillitis are a powdery mixture of the three ingredients of Kulanjana, Vacha, and Yashti madhu; Agastya rasayana; and Khadiradi.
Regular gargling not only provides immediate relief but also cures tonsillitis in a week’s time at the most. The best results can be obtained by mixing the bark of Babula tree with rock salt in the lukewarm water that is to be used for gargling.
2. HOT FOMENTATION
The front side of the patient’s neck must be accorded hot fomentation, externally. Besides, all steps should be taken to keep the neck warm. It should not be kept exposed.
3. POWDERY MIXTURE
Another effective Ayurvedic treatment is a powdery mixture of three ingredients; viz., Kulanjana, Vacha, and Yashti madhu. The patient suffering form tonsillitis simply needs to lick the paste made from them mixed with honey.
This medication cures the throat inflammation and also soothes the throat.
4. AGASTYA RASAYANA
This Ayurvedic prescription is recommended for the patients suffering from chronic tonsillitis. It prevents future attacks of tonsillitis.
Prescription: The dose is one teaspoonful of Agastya rasayana mixed with honey. It should be taken twice daily for six months.
Recommendation: Even if the tonsillitis symptoms disappear, keep on taking the medication. It will shield the throat from any possible attacks of tonsillitis.
Khadiradi comes in a tablet form that needs to be sucked gradually. One can daily take six such tablets.