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Chinese Medicine: Shosaiko-to-kakikyo-sekko For Treatment of Tonsillitis

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It’s highly likely that you’ve never heard of a Chinese herbal formula that sounds more Japanese than Chinese: Shosaiko-to-kakikyo-sekko. This remedy is made up of nine herbs including ginger rhizome, Glycyrrhiza root, ginseng radix, jujube fruit, Platycodon radix, Scutellaria root, Pinellia tuber, Bupleurum radix, and gypsum. This formula has been used for over a millennium in various Asian cultures.

Tonsillectomy is the second most widely performed surgery on children, based on findings of the National … Continue reading

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March 21st, 2017 at 6:30 pm

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Acupoints Used To Relieve the Symptoms Associated with Tonsillitis

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The tonsils are lymph nodes that are found on each side at the back of the throat. Their job is to prevent harmful pathogens from infecting the body. However, from time to time, the tonsils can be overrun by viral and bacterial microorganisms and when this happens they themselves can become inflamed and infected leading to a number of flu-like symptoms. This condition is known as tonsillitis and is an illness that all too often … Continue reading

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March 26th, 2015 at 3:48 am

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Tonsillitis Prevention

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It is virtually inevitable to come into contact with individuals who possess bacteria or virus from which it spreads. Children interacting with other children who may be infected with a pathogen will usually get infected themselves especially if they have a weak immune system. Therefore, a strong immune system to resist diseases due to the eating of nutritional and healthful foods can prevent you and your child to be infected by pathogens like the ones … Continue reading

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February 18th, 2014 at 4:01 am

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Definition of Tonsillitis

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Tonsillitis is the swelling and inflammation of the tonsils. The tonsil swells due to a strep throat infected by a virus or bacteria. The tonsils are the organs found in the back of the mouth. Tonsils are lymph nodes that usually prevent germs and bacteria from infecting the body. Some other parts of the throat may also be infected when one has tonsillitis. One related infection is the inflammation of the pharynx termed as pharyngitis.… Continue reading

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December 29th, 2013 at 4:20 am

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