Homoeopathic remedies for Adenoids


Do you find that your kid find difficulty in breathing or snore during sleep? Most parents take it as case of Cold, Cough or Nasal Congestion. It might not be case every time. Kids of small age are often affected with Adenoids. Just like tonsils in our body, Adenoids helps to keep our body healthy. How do they do that? It traps harmful bacteria and viruses that we breathe or swallow. Adenoids do a significant part in the immune system of Babies and toddlers. They become less important when they grow up as the body develops alternatives to fight germs. But till a certain age Adenoids can’t be just ignored.

Sometimes Doctors recommend removing the Adenoids if medicine doesn’t help or if it is making kid sick. Homoeopathic medicines play a pivotal role in keeping you away from the distress of enlarged adenoids. It saves your child from undergoing surgery, recurrent adenoiditis and aids size reduction. 



Adenoids are a patch of tissue that is high up in the throat, just behind the nose. They, along with the tonsils, are part of the lymphatic system. Adenoids are part of the immune system and are made of the lymphoid tissue. The adenoids and tonsils work by trapping germs coming in through the mouth and nose.

Even though adenoids help filter out germs from your body, sometimes they can get overwhelmed by bacteria and become infected. When this happens they also get inflamed and swollen. This condition is called adenoiditis. It is most commonly seen in children, but sometimes affect adults.


The signs and symptoms of enlarged adenoids include:

Snoring or sleep apnea (a condition where you stop breathing for a short amount of time during sleep)

breathing more through the mouth than the nose.

sore throat

stuffy nose

swollen glands in the neck

ear pain and other ear problems.



Adenoids, throat deafness.

Enlarged tonsils.

Throat and ear troubles with tendency to free discharge from mucous membranes.


Scrofulous affections, especially enlarged glands, tonsils etc.


Thyroid enlargement at the time of puberty.

Flabby children subject to colds.


Suppurating tonsils from every cold.

Specially indicated in infancy and old age.


Indurated glands, especially tonsils.

Acts on the lymphatic system, increased leukocytosis.


Follicular sore throat

Plugs of mucus continually forming in the crypts of the tonsils.

Pain and burning in the throat; better by warm drinks, worse cold drinks.

Author is Dr Noreen Naushad, Manufacturing Chemist, Similia Homoeo Laboratory

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