Sinusitis is an inflammation of the nasal cavities that causes headache, pain in the face and congestion, making it difficult for the people affected.
Quite common, sinusitis can appear as a result of a cold or allergies of the upper airways, being known as acute sinusitis.
Chronic sinusitis, in turn, involves the presence of microorganisms and can last up to eight weeks. Often, treatment with antibiotics is necessary.
A homemade ingredient that promises to get rid of sinusitis is apple cider vinegar, known for its numerous health benefits.
Derived from the fermentation of apple juice, white vinegar can be used in several ways to fight sinusitis symptoms, in addition to strengthening immunity to prevent new crises. Discover the recipes:
Inhalation with apple cider vinegar
Inhaling with apple cider vinegar is excellent for decongesting the sinuses, which are filled with secretions during a sinus crisis and cause symptoms of pain, difficulty breathing and a heavy headache.
- half glass of water
- half glass of vinegar
Put a pan on the fire with the water and apple cider vinegar, heating until steam starts to come out. Transfer the liquid to a bowl and position your nose and mouth to inhale the vapors. Cover your head with a towel to enhance the effect.
This homemade preparation is a mixture of apple cider vinegar, honey, lemon and cayenne pepper, ingredients known for their immunity-boosting and allergy-fighting properties of the respiratory system.
- ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
- ½ cup of water
- 1 tablespoon of honey
- ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 lemon juice
Boil water and mix with apple cider vinegar in a tall glass. Then add the honey, cayenne pepper and lemon juice, mixing all the ingredients well. Drink daily until sinusitis improves.
Recipe for washing your sinuses
This mixture is excellent for washing your sinuses. It has the power to make the accumulated secretions more fluid, facilitating their elimination by the body.
- 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar
- 1 glass of warm water
After mixing the ingredients well, use a syringe or dropper to measure out an amount equivalent to a tablespoon of the medicine.
With your head raised, apply this amount of the mixture into your nostril, letting it flow down your nose and throat. When it reaches your mouth, spit it out. Repeat the procedure with the other nostril.
Always remember to use good quality ingredients in your preparations. If the symptoms do not disappear after a week, do not hesitate to consult a doctor.
The information contained on this page is for informational purposes only. They do not replace the advice and follow-up of doctors, nutritionists, psychologists, physical education professionals and other specialists.
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