There are lots of remedies for sore throats and tonsillitis but I’ll list the most common below. Sometimes other remedies or potencies are required which might require a consultation with a Homeopath.
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Sudden onset. Can be triggered from shock/trauma (including physical, eg. being outside on a cold, windy day). Early stage of illness. Comes on around midnight. Dry, rough, burning throat. Hoarseness. Fever with dilated pupils. Restless and fearful.
Red, hot, throbbing pains. Rawness in throat. Tonsils inflamed and red. Painful to swallow. Accompanied by fever. External throat sensitive and sore. Thirstless.
Slow onset. Flu and flu-like symptoms. Rough, burning pain in throat. Pains extend into ear. Lump sensation. Shivering and chilly. Feeling of heaviness and aching. Exhaustion.
Severe splinter-like stitching pain. Rawness. Tonsils inflamed and ulcerated. Suppuration or pus. Pain extends to ears on swallowing. Very irritable. Very cold and better for warm drinks. Worse for touch, wind, open air or even a draught.
Left-hand side. Very painful. Lump sensation in throat. Better for swallowing solids, worse for swallowing liquids. Hawks to relieve lump feeling. Talkative and excitable.
Merc-viv or Merc-sol
Ulcerated throat and/or tonsils with pus spots. Very painful. Foul breath. Yellow coated tongue. Lots of saliva. Thirsty and may be sweaty. Usually in bad form.
Dry, raw sore throat. Voice very hoarse. Tonsils inflamed. Laryngitis. Thirsty for cold water.
Throat dry. Larynx irritated, tickling, feels rough and raw from coughing. Better for fresh air. Weepy and clingy. Doesn’t want to be alone. Thirstless.
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