Tonsilitis

December 7th, 2021

Apply kerosene freely on the outside of the neck. Also apply it inside with a small syringe, or a swab made by tying a soft bit of cloth on the end of a stick. A piece of smoked bacon tied on the neck when retiring for the night is a good remedy when applied in time.

Source: The Inglenook Cook Book

Swollen Throat

October 19th, 2015

If the throat becomes badly swollen and very painful, apply a poultice of flaxseed upon which you have poured a little warm lard and laudanum.

Source: Audel’s Household Helps, Hints and Receipts

Tonsilitis, Thyme for

January 19th, 2008

You can make a tea of the common garden thyme and gargle or rinse your mouth and throat with it every half to one hour. This is not only healing and soothing, but it is also antiseptic. This is a constituent of many of the antiseptic preparations.

Source: Mother’s Remedies: Over One Thousand Tried and Tested Remidies from Mothers of the United States and Canada, T. J. Ritter

Tonsilitis, Raw Onion and Pork for

January 17th, 2008

“Take a raw onion and some salt pork, chop together, make a poultice on which put a little turpentine and wrap around the throat.” This is a very good remedy and should be used for some time. Change as often as necessary.

Source: Mother’s Remedies: Over One Thousand Tried and Tested Remidies from Mothers of the United States and Canada, T. J. Ritter