27. Chamomile Tea
Chamomile is also a powerful herb that can help to improve the symptoms of swollen glands. Chamomile tea is often used to treat many health problems such as cough, sickness, constipation, and high blood pressure. People also use this tea to treat swollen glands. There is a lot of evidence that shows the effectiveness of chamomile tea in improving the symptoms of chamomile tea.
Do you want to make chamomile tea and use it as an effective way on how to get rid of swollen glands? Here is the instruction:
- Steep some chamomile flower in hot water for at least 5 minutes
- Strain this tea
- Add one teaspoon of honey to make it sweet
- Drink it
If you are experiencing swollen glands, you should drink three cups of chamomile tea daily to find a positive result.
If you cannot find chamomile flowers available, you can replace them with chamomile tea bags and do the same process to make chamomile tea.
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28. Licorice Tea
Licorice is well-known for its anti-viral and anti-inflammatory properties. Therefore, it can alleviate the symptoms of swollen glands. Looking for home remedies for swollen glands, you should not ignore licorice tea.
Here is the instruction:
- Create a mixture of 1/2 tablespoon of dried chamomile flowers, a pinch of cinnamon powder, 1/2 tablespoon of licorice powder and one clove
- Add this mixture in a cup of water
- Boil this solution for a few minutes
- Strain this tea
- Sip it slowly
It is recommended drinking two cups of licorice tea for one week to get rid of the symptoms of swollen glands.
29. Tea Tree And Lavender Oil
Not only lavender but also tea tree essential oil is packed with antibacterial, antispasmodic, antiseptic and antimicrobial properties that can help to treat swollen glands and give you a significant relief for swelling.
- Put a few drops of lavender and tea tree essential oil into a small bowl filled with hot water
- Place this bowl on a flat surface like a table and then lean over it
- Use a towel to cover your head and this bowl to avoid the steam from escaping
- Inhale this steam
You should inhale the steam of these oils and break for about 5 seconds before inhaling again. It is recommended doing this treatment for at least 15 to 20 minutes in order to improve the condition significantly within one week.
30. Drink Enough Water
If you are suffering from swollen glands, it is recommended drinking at least eight to ten glasses of water daily. Your body needs water to repair its damage and diseases. Water plays the important role in rejuvenating the body, boosting the blood circulation and increasing the oxygen supplying through your body. As a result, drinking can enhance the healing process. Therefore, make sure that you keep your body hydrated to get rid of the swelling caused by swollen glands.
Mustard is also one of home remedies for swollen glands that I would like to introduce in this article. Mustard is effective in reducing swelling and pain.
Here is the instruction on how to use mustard.
- Extract the oil from some mustard seeds
- Apply and rub this oil on the swollen affected area gently for about 15 minutes
- Do this treatment daily for one week before you can see the significant result
Alternatively, you can add some mustard seeds in a bath filled with warm water and then relax in this bath for 15 to 30 minutes. You should focus on the swollen areas.
Cabbage is one of the healthy foods in the world because it is packed with nutrients, vitamins, fiber, and minerals. Therefore, it is recommended adding cabbage in the regular diet. It sounds strange but cabbage is also included in a list of home remedies for swollen glands. Cabbage can reduce the swelling and fasten the healing process.
- Place some cabbage leaves in a cloth
- Wrap this clove over the affected area
- Do this treatment daily for one week to get a positive result
33. Neem Leaves
Neem leaves are effective in reducing swelling. Moreover, it is also one of home remedies for swollen glands. All you need to do is extracting the oil from neem leaves and then apply this oil to the affected areas for 30 minutes before rinsing it off with lukewarm water. You should repeat this treatment daily to get a positive result.
Honey contains both anti-viral and antibacterial compounds that can support your immune system.
If you are interested in using honey to improve the symptoms of swollen glands, do this:
- Swallow one tablespoon of honey two or three times daily
- Mix honey with lemon tea and drink three cups of this tea daily
Using these honey treatments for one week can give you a significant relief for the swelling and pain caused by swollen glands. Other accompanied symptoms such as a sore throat and runny nose can improve in three to five days. It is recommended using raw and organic honey to get an optimum result. You can buy honey in the market. Manuka honey is famous because of its good quality.
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Garlic has powerful antiviral, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial antioxidant properties which can promote quick healing and eradicate all types of infections. Garlic can also provide relief in the pain and decrease the swelling in the glands. For best results, you need to add garlic (three finely chopped cloves) to some clear tomato soup. It is suggested to drink a cup of this hot soup two times daily.