You may have tried antibiotics and several different medications to get some relief, with no luck. You may have even tried a home remedy for sinus infection you have heard about, still not getting lasting relief. Where you went wrong?
Consider the possibility that you just have been looking in the wrong direction all along and there is still an effective home remedy for sinus infection.
Usually, sinus infections are bacterial complications of a common cold virus, which may partly explain the stubborn nature of a simple looking disease such as sinusitis.
The fact is, however, that not every sinusitis are caused by bacterial or viral infection. Still, sinusitis is the fifth-leading reason for prescribing antibiotics in the U.S.
In many cases, the real home remedy for sinus infection should be just a home remedy for sinusitis. Watch out for the yellow, greenish mucus to decide whether your problem is caused by infection or something else.
The problem with antibiotics that they are not selective. Killing beneficial bacterias in the colon may lead to uncomfortable or dangerous conditions that range from stomach upsets and thrust to diarrhea or severe allergic reactions.
There is a home remedy for sinus infection that actually works. But first, let’s take a look at the more efficient strategies that alone or coupled with other home remedies should take care of your problem.
Neti pot as a home remedy for sinus infection
Actually, neti pots bring more than just temporarily relief. If used regularly a neti pots will, without doubt, cure even the most stubborn sinusitis. A neti pot is basically a small container designed to pour warm, slightly salty water through the nasal passages. I just added a short recommendation about neti pots on my site along with neti pot instructions.
Pranayamas as home remedy for sinus infection
This one is another yogic method that has proven to stand the test of time. Pranayama is an art and science itself that goes far beyond than of attaining perfect health. Nadi sodhana pranayama is a very effective home remedy for sinus infections. It’s more like a prevention than a cure however because it requires unstricted nasal passages to begin with (should not be a problem if you keep on with your daily practicing). On my site you can read the procedures I use to naturally unblock congested nasal passages before exercising.
Herbs as home remedy for sinus infection
I’m not a great fan of herbs, but you may have better luck with them. To get herbs work for your sinusitis you should look for other resources. Be prepared for experimenting with different herbal combinations. Astragalus, cat’s claw, maitake are among the immune boosting herbs that said to be effective in home remedy for sinus infection.