Sore throat

Sore throat refers to the inflammation of the pharynx or back of the throat .It occurs frequently when a person has a cold or an attack of influenza. This inflammation may also involve the tonsils and adenoids.

Symptoms

  • In the case of an acute sore throat the patient complains of pain, irritation, and inflammation in the throat, followed by chillis, fever, and some hoarseness or laryngitis.
  • The lymph gland along the side of the neck may become swollen and tender.
  • The back of the throat may become very red and even covered with a grayish white membrane .
  • The patient may find difficulty in swallowing, especially during the acute stage.
  • There may also be some postnatal discharge if the inflammation has spread to the nasal passage.

Root Causes

  • The main causes of a sore throat are common cold and influenza.
  • Other causes include sinisistis, measles, diphtheria and even leukemia in rare cases.

Useful Herbs

  • Mango Bark
  • Cinnamon
  • Henna
  • Holy basil
  • Kantakari
  • Tamarind

Ayurvedic Supplements

  • Khadiradi Bati        

 

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