If you have ever suffered from sinusitis, which is actually an inflammation of the lining of the sinuses, you already know its unpleasant and painful symptoms.
“A sinus infection occurs when the tissue in the sinuses swells up, that leads to a buildup of mucus, pain, and discomfort. The sinuses are the air-filled pockets in the bones of the face that form the top part of the respiratory tract. These pockets run from the nose into the throat.”
These are the most common symptoms of sinusitis:
- mild to severe pain in the forehead or temples
- nasal congestion
- green nasal discharge
- loss of sense of smell
- bad breath or unpleasant taste in the mouth
- mucus dripping down the throat from the nose
- tenderness under the eyes or on the bridge of the nose
Fortunately, there are highly effective natural remedies that soothe these symptoms and fight the inflammation by destroying bacteria and clearing the sinuses.
Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular sinusitis remedies, due to the powerful antibacterial, and antifungal properties, and the high amount of contains vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants in its content.
Moreover, in a combination with cayenne pepper, whose active component capsaicin has potent medicinal properties too, it can boost the immune system and restore your health.
Here is how to prepare this natural remedy:
Apple Cider Vinegar Brew recipe
- 1/4 cup unfiltered apple cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 tablespoon raw honey
- Juice of 1 lemon wedge
- 1/2 cup water
Boil the water, and mix it with apple cider vinegar in a glass. Then, add honey, cayenne pepper, and lemon juice. Stir well, and drink the remedy several times daily, until the symptoms disappear.