The information provided here is not a replacement for a doctor. You shouldn't use it for the purpose of self-diagnosing or self-medicating but rather so you can have a more informed discussion with a professional TCM practitioner.
In Chinese Medicine throat inflammation can be treated by one herbs that we have on record. Here is the list below.
Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat throat inflammation as can be seen on Star Jasmine Stem's page.
Its main actions are: Dispel Wind-Damp and removes obstruction from the Channels. Remove Blood-Heat and reduces swelling.