Lymph nodes causes swollen glands and are a common symptom of many disorders. Although commonly known as glands, it is the lymph nodes which become swollen in this condition. The function of the lymph nodes is to release white blood cells, which are important in fighting infections.
Swollen glands near the surface of the skin (at the top of the armpit and in the groin) can usually be felt as tender lumps, but elsewhere in the body you may not be aware of them.
Causes of Lymph Nodes
The lymph nodes may become swollen for a number of reasons.
- They may be overloaded with white blood cells when fighting infections, particularly in children.
- If the infection is localized, the swelling may also be localized. For example, a throat infection is likely to cause swollen glands in the neck, and an infection of the breast is likely to cause swollen glands in the armpit. But some types of infection in the pelvic cavity, cause swollen glands in other parts of the body, away from the site of the infection.
- Generalized swelling of lymph nodes may be caused by glandular fever. Some secondary infection following allergies also causes swollen glands.
- In the most cases, it is clear what is causing the glands to swell, and treatment of the infection will relieve the condition.
Mostly natural tips and home remedies work effectively. Here we have some tropical natural tips to treat and cure Lymph Nodes at home without any side effect.
Best Natural Tips to Treat Lymph Nodes
Timber Tree Wood Coal Ash Compress
Take one teaspoon of wooden coil ash of timber tree and put it on your finger tip. Inserting it deep in your mouth and compress the swollen glands with your finger tip. After this process gargle with salted water is very effective to treat swollen glands within 2-3 days. Anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties of timber wooden coal ash are best and fast effective natural tip for swollen glands.
Bamboo Manna (Tabasheer), Green Cardamom Powder, Natural Sugar
Anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and healing properties of bamboo manna are much fast effective herb to treat swollen glands naturally. Make a fine powder with 50 grams bamboo manna and 50 grams green cardamom, 25 grams natural sugar. Keep it in a glass bottle. Daily apply this powder with your finger tip deep in your throat area 4-5 times in a day. Within 2-3 days swollen glands healed naturally.
Banyan Tree Gum
Make a fine powder with dried banyan tree gum and apply this powder with your finger tip deep in your throat area on swollen glands. Leave it for 15-20 minutes and repeat this 2-3 times in a day. Anti-inflammatory properties of banyan tree gum best to get rid of swollen glands and irritation.
Papaya Tree Milk
Papaya tree milk is also use to preventing and treating infections. Papaya also contains a chemical called carpain which kills germs so application of papaya tree milk on swollen glands best to treat and cure the problem naturally.
Basil Leaves Tea with Honey
Anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of honey and basil leaf are the best combination to treat and heal swollen glands problem fast. Make a cup of tea with basil leaves and add one teaspoon of honey in it. Take it slowly and hold the sip in your throat area for few seconds. Within one or two days swollen glands and infections will be gone away.
Ginger has been known as to reduce pain and swelling. Put ¼ teaspoon of ginger powder in cup and pour hot water in it now cover it and leave it to steep for 3-4 minutes. Now add one teaspoon of honey in it for fast effective result and sip it slowly. It is suggested to take 2-3 cups of it every day.
Cinnamon is also very excellent to treat swollen glands naturally. Make a cup of cinnamon tea as above method and take it or apply cinnamon powder with your finger tip for 10-15 minutes. After this application gargle with lukewarm salted water is best for fast results.
Drinking licorice root tea is naturally wonderful tip to relief for your sore throat. The anti-viral and anti-inflammatory and cooling properties of licorice root help reduce swelling and irritation, and soothe the mucus membranes in your throat. Or gargling with licorice boiled water is also as beneficial to treat and cure swollen glands.
Fenugreek tea is an excellent natural source for swollen glands. Just simmer one tablespoon fenugreek seeds in two glass water for 20 minutes. Leave it to cool and strain it. Mix one teaspoon of rock salt in it and start gargling with this mixture for 5-10 minutes continuously.
Sage helps to reduce sore throat and swollen glands problem with its antiviral, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. Boil 10 grams sage in one liter water, when it is evaporates into half off the stove. Place it to cool and dip few cotton swabs in it. Now place these swabs on your neck throat area and replace them after every 1 or 2 minutes. This is very effective tip to treat sore throat and swollen glands.
Castor Oil Massage and Wrap
Massage over your neck throat area with a little warm castor oil for 5-6 minutes and wrap your neck with a cotton cloth piece or with a heating pad immediately. Leave it overnight next morning you must feel relax in pain and inflammation.