Remedies Used for Sinus Infection Home Treatment

Tuesday 12 July 2011 @ 1:30 pm

Sinus infection is characterized by increased swelling of nasal openings. The symptoms more of less resembles those of a flu; making it hard for people suffering from it to realize. If for any reason you may have the infection, this article will base its information on the remedies you can use in order to achieve sinus infection home treatment.

  • When you have suspicion based on the sinus infection, you can use the nasal irrigation as a sinus infection home treatment whereby you take a quarter teaspoon of table salt and dilute it in a cup containing warm water. The solution obtained, drain it in an ear bulb syringe and place the end with the bulb gently on the nose. You can do some few thrusts while at the same time making few breathing momentums to facilitate the absorption of the solution into the nasal openings. This procedure when done as many times as possible can help in cleaning the blocked mucus away thus decreasing the inflammation.
  • You can use the ginger compress for sinus infection home treatment. Use the root got from the ginger plant by grating its content about a quarter of a cup into a container with boiling water. Do some simmering of the concoction for about 20 mins and then wait for the outcome. Take a facecloth and dip it in the container containing the solution till it has a moist effect and use it in covering your face to facilitate the drainage from your nasal openings.
  • A grape seed extract can be used for sinus infection home treatment where you can take about fifty mgs extracted grape seed 3 times a day which will help in reducing the inflammation. This is because grape seed extract contain a more powerful antioxidant capability which helps in reduction of the swelling found in the nasal openings.
  • Acupressure for sinus infection home treatment can be used in making sure that the swelling goes down by usage of pressing and massage momentums in the areas affected by the swelling especially the nose as well as the areas aligned at the down part of the cheek below the eyes. The momentums applied help in relieving pain and at the same time draining the nasal passages.
  • Proper diet as a remedy for sinus infection home treatment is whereby a limitation on beverages e.g. milk alcohol etc. which have adverse effects on mucus production should be avoided since sinus infection is brought about by mucus production.