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Sinus Problems

Updated on July 21, 2013

It seems that several million adults suffer from sinus infections or sinusitis. The question is two fold: why do we suffer from sinus problems and why do more people seem to get this problem?

First off it is probably a good idea to explain what the purpose of the sinus is as well as their location. They can be found within the facial bones as well as the forehead, check and nose. Their purpose is to filter the air we breathe. Because of the amount of environmental pollutants, the sinuses can easily get blocked.

One of the best ways to solve your sinus problems is to use a neti pot to irrigate the passages. This will help clean out the sinuses and get rid of any foreign material. Steam inhalation is also another good technique to help relieve your sinuses. Small amounts of eucalyptus or peppermint essential oil can be used at night. Their aromas help to stimulate and dilate the nasal passageways and help remove mucus.

Home Remedies for Sinus Infection

It is a simple fact that sinusitis, also known as a sinus infection, can be cured permanently. You can treat the sinus infection easily and safely in the privacy of your home.

Sinus infections have plagued humans throughout history. Long before synthetic drugs and the drug companies came along people had sinusitis and had been treating them. Somehow in the past people have been cured. Using All-Natural Home Remedies, Old Folk Medicines people of the past were able to heal their sinusitis.

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Think how great it will feel having the health of your sinuses back. How light your head will feel again. Regain the glow of good health! What a great feeling breathing freely through your nose again!

Using a Neti Pot

The Neti Pot is the ideal answer for cleansing nasal passages. You need to only follow the simple instructions on the package and prepare a saline solution used to rinse through your nostrils. This gentle and effective technique of nasal irrigation is widely recommended by health practitioners worldwide as a wonderful way to improve your overall feeling of well-being and maintain radiant, vibrant health.

If you are one of the many people who find that your nasal passages are blocked as a result of the effects of pollution, dust, pollen and other irritants, you may find this simple cleansing technique of invaluable benefit to you.

For a demonstration on how to use a Neti Pot, watch the YouTube video below.

Using Steam to Clear Sinuses

One way to help clear nasal blockage is moistening the area with steam. It not only helps to drain mucous but also to get rid of bacteria and reduce the pain caused by the inflammation. It may also even relief any headache.


Add boiling water to a large bowl and then using a towel to make a tent, lean over the bowl. Make sure you can tolerate the steam. If not, just let the water cool down slightly. Breathe over the bowl inhaling deeply for about ten minutes.

For a more effective remedy, try adding a few drops of Eucalyptus oil or tea tree oil or even peppermint oil. You will want to repeat this remedy three or four times a day until the inflammation has been relieved.

Another method is to use a warm compress to treat a sinus inflammation. Take a face cloth and moisten it with hot water, as much as you can tolerate with your hands. Make sure you wring out the cloth and then apply it to your face. Don’t rub it but just pat gently on your face. It should help to reduce any associated headache too. Again, you should repeat this several times a day until the sinus inflammation has been relieved.


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      Rosemary 7 years ago

      Great article... Thank you!!

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      dinkan53 7 years ago from India

      Repeated sinus attacks is a major problem of many peoples. Even tiredness, arthritis, fatigue can be a part of sinus infections. Good demonstration of Neti Pot.