Sinusitis or sinus infection, is actually inflammation of sinuses and include symptoms as thick nasal mucous,and clogged nose, as well pain and headaches, fever very poor sense of smell, cough, and as well a sore throat.
In most cases it is caused by viruses or bacteria-usually treated with amoxicillin (tetracycline for those allergic to penicillin). Apple cider vinegar is a great home remedy.
Let us introduce you with some of health benefits of apple cider vinegar:
ACV has numerous nutrients: vitamins A, B1, B2, and E, calcium and magnesium. ACV clear sinus cavities reducing infection symptoms and reduces accumulated mucus in sinus cavity eases breathing.
It Prevents bacteria growth
ACV eliminates bacteria and prevent of severe infections.
Here is simple apple cider vinegar home remedy for sinus infection. Mixing ACV and water or mix with some other ingredients to improve its efficiency.
One tablespoon ACV three times a day is simplyest way to stop infection also to prevent from recurrence.
Mix 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and 8 oz. of water, mix it well, or you can do bigger amount mixing ¾ of cup of ACV and 16 oz.water, and drink it in the day to prevent the infection.
Other solution to relieve pain is gargling.
Apple cider vinegar steam
Also, Apple cider vinegar steam has antibacterial and antifungal properties that eliminate all bacteria and can clear the nasal passage.
- 1/2 a cup of water
- 1/2 a cup of ACV
- towel and sauce pan
Heat the mix of apple cider vinegar and water couple of minutes. Put face (with towel over your head) over the pan and breathe in its steam. Do it few times a day, every day.
Apple cider vinegar and honey drink
Honey and ACV are 2 amazing ingredients that will stop and prevent the infection, as they have strong antibacterial properties can reduce inflammation and prevent any infection.
- Two tablesp. of ACV
- One tablesp. of honey
- 8 oz. of warm water
In a glass of warm water mix the apple cider vinegar and honey. Drink solution to relieve congestion.
Apple cider vinegar-decongestant remedy
Combination of apple cider vinegar, honey, and cayenne pepper, as well ginger and lemon juice also,is a very effective decongestant as it cleans mucus from nasal passage thus make breathe easier.
Compound in Cayenne pepper open up airways and reduces inflammation.
Honey is strong antibacterial agent that eliminates bacteria and prevents to occur again. Lemon juice with huge amount Vitamin C fights and cures infection and ginger, also rich in huge anti-inflammatory compounds- zingiberene, shogaol and gingerol
- Three tablesp. of raw honey
- ¼ of cup of ACV
- 1/2 a teasp of powdered ginger
- 1/2 a teasp of cayenne pepper
- ¼ of lemon juice
Cook a couple of minutes this mixture of ACV and lemon juice in pot,low heat and then add other ingredients. When cooled, store in a glass jar, and as recommended keep it in dark and cool place. For sinus infection take 1-2 tablespoons daily.
Stronger mixture needs to add a pinch of turmeric.
Apple cider vinegar rinse
Rins a ACV eliminates mucus and cleans clogged nasal passage, and as effective antibacterial,anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties reduces mucus completely by preventing infection.
- Two tablesp. ACV
- 1 cup of warm water
One tablespoon of mixed two ingredients put in palm, then suck mixture with one nostril and quickly put head back allowing it to pass through nose and throat as well, and so repeat with other nostril. Repeat process two times a day to achieve the best results.
Note: always use organic apple cider vinegar that has “mother” substance on the bottom of the bottle.
Keep yourself hydrated to help easier fight with bacteria and mucus. Eat foods rich in vit. A, to strengthen immune system and deal with the infection.
Warm compresses over face, every day, destroy mucus and relieve the pain. Avoid caffeinated drinks as we know they can dehydrate you, also avoid cold drinks and foods and dairy products when you have sinusitis.Always consult doctor before starting. If you still have infection using these remedies you need to go to doctor immediately.
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