The lymph nodes are small nodes that can be found in the body and are really important part of the immune system. They help the organism to defend itself from the pathogen microorganisms.
They are mainly located underarms, around the neck, under the chin and behind the ears. In normal “healthy” situation these nodes cannot be touched or felt.
These lymph nodes can swell because of festered tooth, measles, mononucleosis, inflammation of the tonsils, gingivitis and skin infection. As well as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus or HIV that can cause swollen lymph nodes.
In case if you feel or have swollen lymph nodes, doctors recommend the following herbs for treating the condition:
Because it contains anti-inflammatory ingredients, garlic is a great choice for treating swollen lymph nodes.
It belongs to the group of the most powerful natural antibiotic and helps into cleaning the organism from toxins and helps in relieving the painful symptoms from lymphadenopathy as well as it speeds up the process of healing.
- Castor oil
Castor oil also has the same anti-inflammatory ingredients and is considered as a natural analgesic.
Using this oil can bring great success into decreasing the swell of the lymph nodes. It speeds up the process of getting out the toxins from the body and helps the lymph to go through the body easily.
Known as the most powerful natural remedy, in case of swollen lymph nodes you can use turmeric because it has an anti-inflammatory effect as well as it contains analgesic ingredients.
This will help in decreasing the pain, it protects from infections and contributes a lot into faster healing.
This herb is very famous for its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effects.
It helps a lot in strengthening the lymphatic system, in the fight against infections and in the same time cleans the blood and the lymph nodes.
- Black grass (alopecurus agrestis)
Doctors highly recommend using this herb for treating lymphadenopathy because of the simple fact that it stimulates the function of the lymph system and it has great success into decreasing the swell of the lymph nodes.