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Tonsils > Homeopathic Treatment

Every case calls for detailed study of the patient individually. There are no disease specific medicines in homeopathy. The exact treatment is determined only on "in-depth" evaluation of the individual case. The medicines described below are commonly indicated in Tonsils, only for the purpose of information. The readers are advised not to indulge in any kind of self-medication.
This is a wonderful drug that is prepared from the plant Atropa belladonna, also known as the deadly nightshade. After undergoing the process of potentization, this plant gets transformed into a drug that acts favorably on every system of the body. It has profound action on the nervous system, circulation, throat, skin, respiratory system, eyes, reproductive system, urinary organs, mind, etc.
Its one of the commonly prescribed remedies for acute conditions such as fevers, colds, cough, acute tonsillitis, acute conjunctivitis, headache, neuralgic pains, convulsive movements, acute skin inflammations, etc.
A hypersensitivity state prevails all through this remedy. The patient is very sensitive to external impressions and a suddenness of reaction is very prominent. All complaints generally appear very suddenly in such a patient. It's a wonderful drug for acute tonsillitis where the pain in throat begins very suddenly and is accompanied by marked congestion of the tonsils. Very effective if used during the early stages of tonsillitis.
As the name suggests, this drug is prepared by the potentization of mercury. This is a very deep acting remedy and it positively influences multiple systems of the body. It acts profoundly on the glands, blood, bones, skin, gastrointestinal organs, reproductive systems, respiratory organs, nerves, etc.
Mercurius is one of the commonly indicated remedy for acute as well as chronic, recurrent tonsillitis, pharyngitis, colds, fevers; skin complaints like abscesses, bullae, etc.
It's also a very good drug for nervous affections like tremors, paretic and paralytic conditions, etc.
Patients requiring this remedy usually present with acute, severe pain in the throat that extends to the ears. Painful swallowing is marked. It acts very well even when the tonsils have prominent septic foci and also in cases of quinsy (peri-tonsillar abscess).
This drug is prepared by the potentization of the salt baryta carbonate. It has special affinity for the tonsils and for glandular tissues in general. It also effectively acts on the cardiovascular system, respiratory tract, glands, blood vessels, reproductive system, etc.
Baryta carb is one of the frequently prescribed medicines for chronic tonsillitis, quinsy, chronic recurrent colds and affections of the heart and blood vessels.
Patients requiring Baryta carb have a tendency to catch colds very easily and every time the cold settles in the throat. Frequent attacks of tonsillitis lead to enlarged tonsils in the patient. There is difficulty in swallowing; especially liquids are more difficult to swallow.
There is a general tendency to hypertrophy (enlargement) of glands in general.
This is a drug prepared from calcium sulphide and is a good remedy for acute as well as chronic tonsillitis. It positively influences the throat, respiratory tract, nerves, skin, glands, bones, etc.
Patient requiring Hepar sulph is usually very sensitive to cold in any form such as cold food or drinks or even cold draft of air. Immediately on exposure to cold in any form, the throat and respiratory system is affected. Patient complains of pain in the throat as if some splinter or plug is stuck in the throat. Difficulty in swallowing is marked. Pain radiates frequently to the ears especially when swallowing.
Hepar sulph is also frequently indicated in cases of chronic tonsillitis where the tonsils are swollen and indurated. Can also be used when infection of the tonsils progresses to suppuration (quinsy).
Lycopodium is one of the wonderful remedies in Homoeopathy and it is prepared from the club moss (fungus). After undergoing the process of potenization the hidden curative powers of this fungus are brought to thesurface and it is transformed to a deep acting homoeopathic remedy.
Lycopodium is one of the commonly prescribed remedies for complaints of the gastro-intestinal organs, reproductive organs, urinary complaints, skin and respiratory disorders. Its frequently prescribed for chronic eczemas where the skin becomes excessively dry and raw from itching. Thick and indurated skin due to eczema. Offensive secretions, fissured eruptions and violent itching are a few of its common indications. The complaints are worse from warmth and better by cold applications.
This is a remedy prepared from Potassium sulphate. After undergoing the process of potentization, the wonderful curative powers of this salt are brought forth. This is a very good remedy for skin complaints and it is one of the commonly used remedies for psoriasis, eczema, nettle-rash, seborrhoea, ring worm etc. Kali sulph has affinity for epidermis and epithelial tissues with catarrhal inflammation characterized by yellow, slimy discharges. There is abundant desquamation of the affected part. Patient has papular eruptions with intense itching. It is a very good drug for ringworm of scalp or beard with abundant scaling. The skin is very dry in general and with tendency of the eruptions to ooze thin yellowish discharge.
This is a drug that is prepared from the bark of the roots and stem of the plant commonly known as Mezereon or Spurge Olive. It is a very good remedy for skin and scalp affections in general. It's one of the frequently prescribed remedies for Psoriasis and also for eczema.
A few of its common indications are listed below: *The head is covered with a thick, leather-like crust, under which thick and white pus collects here and there, and the hair is glued together.
*The scabs on the head look chalky, and extend to the eyebrow and to the nape of the neck.
*The hair is very much inclined to bristle.
*The hair is painful to touch, as if sore.
*Violent biting on the head, as from lice, only transiently relieved by scratching, and always recurring in another place; in the evening.
Few of its symptoms of skin affection are as follows: *Roughness of the skin, with desquamation here and there.
*The epidermis peels off. Desquamation of the skin of the whole body.
*Thick leathery crusts, under which pus collects.
*Intolerable itching worse from warmth, changes place on scratching, followed by coldness.
*Intolerable itching; worse by warm bath.
*Itching changes place on scratching; coldness after itching.
*Eruptions: ooze, acrid, gluey moisture; form thick crusts, with pus beneath; or chalky white.