TONSILLITIS

Inflammation of the tonsils, glands of lymph tissue at the entrance of the throat that act as filters to protect the body from invasions of bacteria, and help in the formation of white cells. Causes are viruses, streptococci, and other bacteria, reduced immune function and unbalanced diet low in proteins and other nutrients.

Diet:
Give preference to liquids, especially juices high in vitamins.

Nutrients:
Vitamins C, B complex, A, E, zinc.

Herbs:
Chamomile, echinacea, pau d'arco, sage, thyme.