Pharyngitis. Treatment with folk remedies
Pharyngitis rarely flows as an isolateddisease. More often this inflammation of the mucous surface of the pharynx is inseparable from the common cold and is called a rhinopharyngitis. Accordingly, both symptoms have two diseases at once. Dryness in the nose, difficulty breathing, characteristic of rhinitis, combined with stress and pain in the throat (and swallowing food is less painful than a sip without anything), characteristic of pharyngitis. The mucous pharynx turns red, becomes covered with a purulent secret, a thick mucus drains from the nasopharynx. Often after an acute form of pharyngitis, there is a catarrhal angina, or they flow simultaneously.
Since the disease is a local manifestationARVI, then it is treated similarly. You can cope with it without resorting to antibiotics and other chemical drugs. How to treat pharyngitis with folk remedies?
First of all, the patient needs as much as possiblelonger stay in bed, warm, do not attend work, food should be nutritious and warm, drink plenty of liquid, rub the whole body with vinegar, dissolved in half with water and alcohol. These are general, mandatory activities.
If there are no contraindications (hypertension, hightemperature, tachycardia and angina pectoris), it is useful to visit the steam bath for those with pharyngitis. Treatment with folk remedies rarely did without it in Russia. It has long been known that the bath improves expectoration of sputum, expels toxins with sweat, improves blood circulation, general and local. If you combine with the bath taking infusions of herbs, the healing effect will increase significantly. It is necessary to connect the following plants in equal proportions: pine shoots, linden flowers, thyme, eucalyptus, St. John's wort, oregano, sage, chamomile, peppermint. Lit by boiling water soak 20 g of the resulting mixture, a couple of hours in the heat to insist, and then drink after the bath for half an hour and immediately go to bed. If sweating is too abundant, you need to change the bed linen.
To "defeat" pharyngitis, treatment of folkmeans should be conducted in a timely and stable manner. Plants used in this case must contain a wide range of trace elements and vitamins, act as a sedative, diaphoretic, expectorant, anti-inflammatory, softening, antimicrobial, and restorative.
For example, you can prepare an infusion from such acollection. Equally mix the flowers of linden, raspberry and sage leaves, peppermint grass. Steam with a liter of boiling water 20 g collection, hold the hour in a thermos. Then, during the first hour, drink two or three glasses of infusion in a hot form, and then one glass of the drug is taken every two hours. To improve the taste of the medicine, make it more pleasant, you can add sugar or honey.
To cure pharyngitis, treatment of folkmeans can be carried out and locally in the form of lubrication, inhalation, rinsing, instillation into the nose. Collection of herbs for inhalation: spruce shoots, leaves of plantain and birch, chamomile flowers, herbaceous and wormwood grass, flax seeds. Ten grams of collection to soak 0.3 liters of boiling water and another 15 minutes to keep in a water bath, after infusion, strain and either add to water for inhalation, or gargle, using one procedure for about 100 ml of infusion. It should last about five minutes and be repeated every two or three hours until the symptoms disappear.
In the early days, when there is a particularly acutepharyngitis, treatment with folk remedies can be supplemented with foot or hand baths, in which add the decoctions from the plants listed above. In the foot bath, it is good to sprinkle mustard powder. The bath temperature should reach 38 degrees, and the duration should not exceed 20 minutes. After the procedure, you must immediately go to bed and bundle up. Contraindications for baths apply to baths.
To disappear even chronic pharyngitis, treatment with folk remedies should last not only the entire period of its manifestation, but also a few weeks after full recovery.