Sinus infection represents an inflammation of the lining of the sinuses that often lead to facial pain, fevers and persistent headaches. Surprisingly, there are numerous effective natural cures for eliminating the viruses and bacteria responsible for these health issues and cleaning the sinuses.
An acute sinusitis represents an infection that often lasts up to 4 weeks. On the other side, chronic sinusitis can last for 4 months, if left uncured.
The area between your eyes, forehead and the hollow air spaces within the cheek bones are often attacked by either bacteria or viruses. They actually cause extreme or painful discomfort in these cavities and thick mucus blockages.
However, antibiotics are not the best solution for this issue, they often cause dangerous side effects. If your sinusitis is caused by a virus, antibiotics are not helpful. In order to enable it to cure itself, your body should be given the right healing food.
How Does it Work
Apple Cider Vinegar
ACV is one of the best natural remedies for numerous diseases. It is rich in malic acids, antioxidants, minerals and vitamins that are extremely effective for destroying bacteria. This ingredient is also beneficial for eliminating Candida, fungal and viral infections.
In order to get all the medicinal properties, opt for organic, unpasteurized, unfiltered and raw ACV. The real ACV contains sediment pieces at the bottom of the bottle, it is not clear and usually “murky”. Always purchase Bragg Organic ACV.
When taken orally, the infection causing bacteria are killed by its antibacterial properties and ACV clears the airways and breaks up mucus.
When nasal congestion and mucus is broken down, apple cider vinegar prevents the infections from getting worse, strengthens and supports the immunity.
The presence of electrolytes in its content, ACV reduces body acidity and balances body’s pH levels. By alkalizing your body, it will prevent the disease-causing microbes from multiplying because harmful viruses and bacteria love an acidic environment. Keep the viruses away by consuming 1-2 tbsp of apple cider vinegar every day.
Capsaicin – the active compound in cayenne pepper gives the pepper its hot fiery taste. This compound has been used as an extremely effective painkiller for decreasing nasal congestion.
Here are the ways to take pepper in order to get rid of the sinus infection:
- Clear the airways by sniffing a small amount of cayenne pepper.
- Consume a mixture between a cup of how water and ½ tsp cayenne pepper for several days.
- Use a capsaicin nasal spray
Cayenne pepper breaks down mucus for draining and dilates the vessels when ingested. It also acts as antibacterial agent, stimulates circulation, reduces inflammation and lessens the facial the facial pain.
ACV For SINUSES
- Juice of 1 lemon wedge
- ½ tsp of cayenne pepper
- 1 tbsp raw honey
- ¼ cup ACV
- ½ cup warm water
- Place all the ingredients in a glass and mix well
- Sip the solution warm until the issue disappears
- You can also gargle the mixture (without honey) in order to speed up your recovery.
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