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Natural Remedies for Sinusitis
Natural Remedies for Sinusitis

Common Winter Complaints (Part III)

Continuing with A Journalist Reveals’ series on Common Winter Complaints, today, we are sharing the natural remedies for sinusitis. This is a sequel to the article on the symptoms of sinusitis. Inputs: Dr. Vinod Kumar Tiwari, head of Research and Development, Planer Herbs Lifesciences.

Natural Remedies for Sinusitis:
  • Inhaling steam from a hot cup of water can soothe inflamed sinus cavities.
  • A saline nasal spray can be comforting.
  • A hot water bottle or an electric heating pad applied over the inflamed area can be a comfort.
  • Mango serves as an effective remedy for preventing frequent attacks of sinusitis.
  • Pungent foods – onion and garlic – remove the mucus as and when it is formed. Thus, it is advisable to include these foods daily.
  • Black cumin seeds wrapped inside a thin cotton cloth when inhaled can be an effective remedy.
To be continued…

About Gayatri T Rao

A double post-graduate (MSc. - Botany and MA - English Literature) Gayatri T Rao is a Senior Multimedia Journalist with vast experience in writing on varied topics.

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