Herbal Remedies for Sinus Infection – Treat Sinus Infections
Posted Sep 27 2010 4:16am
Many people are affected by sinus problems each year. Once you get a sinus infection you are almost assured of getting more in the future. Many medications fail to help get rid of sinus symptoms such as headache, stuffy nose and infection. Herbal remedies for sinus have been used successfully for centuries. They are safe and easy to use and have no ill side effects that most medications have.
When treating a sinus infection with natural herbal remedies, the benefits are manifold. The ingredients are very cheap and inexpensive, easily procurable, and can even be quickly and easily grown from seeds bought from a gardening shop or gotten online and grown in a window box garden if you so desire, to name a few.
Some people even grow herbs from seeds in a window box garden, acquiring the seeds from gardening shops, or even from online. Another benefit is the fact that with natural herbs, you don’t experience the adverse side effects of chemical based over the counter drugs which can cause more harm than good
Horseradish. Eating a teaspoon of horseradish is outstanding for clearing the sinuses. Some experts recommend that you eat a teaspoon of it every day until the allergy symptoms drop & then take it some times each month to assist prevent further allergy molests.
Eucalyptus – This is a fragrant herb that soothes sore throats. It also has antiseptic properties and can help shrink swollen tissues such as swollen sinus passages. It is readily available in throat lozenges, which are a convenient way to take it. You can also drink eucalyptus tea. It is very helpful to steep some eucalyptus in a large pot of boiling water and use as an inhalant to unblock nasal passages.
Carrot juice, taken separately or with beetroot, spinach or cucumber juice is said to be an excellent cure for sinus infection. Try this out: take hundred ml of cucumber and beetroot juices each or two hundred ml of spinach juice and mix it with three hundred ml of carrot juice. Drink this concoction as it is believed to cure the sinus infection.