10 Natural Ways To Heal And Prevent Sinusitis
1) Cajeput Oil
Cajeput oil is commonly used in combination with eucalyptus and many other flower essential oils and carrier oils. Cajeput oil is used in vaporizers to open up nasal passages, sinuses, and for calming mucus membranes and getting rid of pain and fevers. It’s also a good expectorant for colds, allergies, and flu symptoms, plus it helps with bronchitis and laryngitis.
Adding 20 to 25 drops of Cajeput oil to boiling water and breathing the vapors will open up sinuses and get rid pressure sinus headaches. Cajeput oil is a good anti-inflammatory agent that helps with pain, swelling, and redness. This is the quick fix for healing the symptoms of sinusitis not for healing the cause.
Sinusitis comes about because of an imbalance in good bacteria in our gut. This lack of probiotics throws off our whole immune system and causes certain types of bad bacteria to take over and cause inflammation. So it’s important to eat food that will cultivate good bacteria in your digestive system.
You can choose from at least 1 cup of sauerkraut daily, 1/2 cup of kimchi 2 to 3 times a week. Additionally, you can consume food with a lot of resistant starch such as organic oatmeal, cornmeal, and cooked green bananas and plantains.
3) Healthy Diet
We become extremely sensitive to everything when we have 30 to 50 chemicals in our food that creates havoc in our bodies. Additionally, animal products create a Trimethyl-N-Oxide toxin which can lead to disease such as sinusitis. These chemicals break down the one cell thick lining of our gut and that allows these toxic substances to cross over into the bloodstream and be attacked by our antibodies. Then, these antibodies will begin attacking similar proteins that can be found in our sinuses.
To avoid this scenario, it’s best to go with a plant-based diet and consume more organic food.
4) Stinging Nettle
Stinging Nettle works great for sinusitis and is a good anti-histamine for allergies and other allergic reactions like dermatitis, hives, and hay fever. If you suffer from swollen painful mucous membranes, sore throats, inflammation, sinus pressure, and runny nose, then Nettle will do the trick. Nettle was studied in comparison with NSAID non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and found that the former did just as well as all the prescription drugs without the side effects.
It’s recommended to take two 400mg capsules 2 to 3 times a day, for 7 to 10 days to treat the symptoms.
5) Guggul Resin
Guggul is a powerful antioxidant and full of amazing anti-inflammatory agents that will help with the symptoms of sinusitis. I have found that this is one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory agents around that helps with just about any symptom of this illness.
Take 125 to 1000mg daily for no more than 7 days.
This great antioxidant also works well if you have some kind of allergic reaction and sinusitis. It’s a natural flavonoid that comes from vegetables, fruits, and even flowers that works as a powerful antihistamine agent. Quercetin will help if you have swelling of the face, lips, runny nose, hives, and even itchy watery eyes.
Take one 1000mg capsule in the morning and evening for 7 to 10 days.
Some call Butterbur a natural antihistamine blocking and anti-inflammatory agent that helps with swelling, redness, rash, watery eyes, and sinus inflammation. Plus Butterbur will not make you sleepy like some of the prescribed and over-the-counter medications. It also helps relax the muscles found in the upper airways so you can breathe better.
Take one 75mg capsule once or twice a day for no more than 7 to 10 days.
This wonderful agent, that comes from pineapples, slows histamine production and thus also helps with sinusitis. It is a good anti-inflammatory agent that helps with asthma and other respiratory problems. Additionally, it helps your skin recover faster from swelling and redness. Bromelain is also is a good immune boosting agent, thus helping you recover faster from sinusitis.
Take from 80 to 320mg two or three times a day for no more than 7 to 10 days.
9) Organic Garlic
Garlic is a well-known antihistamine agent that works well for sinusitis. If you are suffering from nasal congestion, sinus headaches, or swelling, then chop 3 to 6 or more garlic cloves up or mince them and add them to honey. Then, immediately drink the mixture.
Fresh garlic is best as it contains fresh oils which do the work, compared to garlic capsules or pills.
10) Organic Mangosteen
Mangosteen is a fruit that grows in tropical regions with a sweet white pulp inside and a tart outer rind that is full of powerful antioxidants that work well as a good antihistamine that works great for sinusitis.
Beside being anti-inflammatory, this fruit can also help with high blood pressure, heart disease, and even prevent cancer.
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