Effective Home Remedies Tonsil Stones Removal

People, who have had multiple bouts of tonsillitis or suffer from chronic tonsillitis, generally get tonsil stones; called tonsilloliths. Usually small tonsil stones form in the crypts of tonsils and larger ones are rare. The small tonsilloliths may be unnoticeable at first and mild signs of the presence of these stones appear. In this case home remedies are extremely effective, but as these stones grow if no steps are taken to remove them many severe symptoms appear. It is interesting to note that there is practically no medicine available for the removal of tonsil stones, and home remedies tonsil stones removal techniques prove to be very helpful.  Tonsil stones are formed by accumulation of white blood cells, bacteria, food particles which may get stuck while swallowing and keratin. Due to their presence patients might have difficulty in swallowing und constantly feel there is a lump in his throat.  Constant bad breath (halitosis) is another sign, which may be accompanied by coughing.

Here some very simple home remedies tonsil stones methods are stated. First and foremost is gargling. If you gargle at least twice a day with warm saline water, you will be amazed at the results. It is very important to catch these stones at start of their formation. As you gargle; you are preying on the accumulated bacteria and food particles, which gradually break down and are flushed out with the water. Keep in mind though: that you would not see any immediate results, you would have to continuously gargle for at least 10 15 days before you would be completely rid of the stones. You can also add a few drops of grapefruit seed extract to any mouth wash (preferably antiseptic one) and gargle after brushing your teeth.

Probing or scrapping the tonsil stones is another one of the successful home remedies tonsil stones removal methods. Make sure you are using a blunt object, such as a cotton swab. You can damp the swab with warm water or your mouth wash and then push at the bottom of the stone gently. But first off course; you need to get a magnifying mirror and know the right location of the stone to be removed. After you have removed the tonsilloliths you should rinse your mouth and throat thoroughly with antiseptic mouth wash. You can also try to scrape the stones with a soft tooth brush. But putting the brush in your throat can activate your gag reflex. Make sure you use a very soft tooth brush and increase the pressure on the stone gently.

A curved tip medicine dropper can also be used to remove small stones. Simply apply saline solution to the stone, which makes it soft and then suck it out with the dropper. This method may also activate your gag reflex and you need to locate the stone correctly in order to be able to use a medicine dropper. When the stones are small and have just started to form coughing intensely also helps in dislodging them. All home remedies tonsil stones removal methods, stated above are quite efficient and extremely simple to follow. 

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