February 11, 2021
The most common cause of sore throat (pharyngitis) is a viral infection from a cold or flu. Strep throat (streptococcal infection) is caused by bacteria and can be more serious.
Peppermint, lavender, lemon, neroli, Eucalyptus radiata, pine, frankincense, and tea tree.
With the approval of your health care professional, the following in-home procedures are recommended.
Dr. Penoel suggests creating this blend of thyme (20%), tea tree (60%), and peppermint (20%). Blend this mixture 50:50 with a carrier oil, use a dropper to fill capsules, and take 3 to 6 capsules a day with food.
Here’s another blend he recommends: cinnamon (30%), tea tree (33%), and thyme (30%).
Mix a drop of recommended into a teaspoon of honey. Hold this mixture in the back of your throat as it mixes with saliva and coats membrane of your throat. Swallow the mixture after a minute or two, and as it passes through digestive system, it will continue healing.
Compliment the ingestion with an external application of 2 to 3 drops of tea tree undiluted along the sides of the throat and chest where there the most lymph nodes. That would be from the mastoid bone behind the ear to the collar bone (clavicle). Also apply 2 or 3 drops of tea tree mixed in an equal amount of carrier oil down the back of the neck. If you feel stiff, add 2 or 3 drops of lavender.
Use a toothpick to add a trace of recommended blend to a cup of warm water. This is like an antimicrobial “ aromatic tea” that you can drink between meals on empty stomach for maximum antimicrobial action. Sip it slowly, allowing the molecules to coat your throat as you swallow.