Pain in the forehead or between the eyes? Upper teeth ache? Face feeling full, nose stuffy and congested? You may have a common condition that sends many people to a doctor’s office: sinus trouble.
Sinusitis is the inflammation or swelling of the sinuses’ lining and millions of people suffer from this unpleasant condition. Conventional medicine doesn’t offer any effective and permanent solutions and many people decide to just accept the fact and live with the condition. However, it doesn’t have to be like that, nature has provided us with cures for a number of medical issues and it’s up to us to discover them and use them to relieve our illnesses.
In this article we’re going to share with you a couple of amazing natural remedies for sinusitis with ACV as their main ingredient. They’re extremely efficient and can prevent this condition from happening again.
ACV is an amazing natural remedy for a number of medical conditions because it has powerful antifungal and antibacterial properties. These properties make it an excellent remedy for sinusitis. It also contains calcium, magnesium, vitamins A, E, B1 and B2 which fight off the infection. It’s so potent that it clears the sinus cavities and prevents breathing problems.
ACV is so simple to use you just need to dilute with some water and you’re done. But if you want to make it even more powerful you can always add some other ingredients to boost its effect. We’ll list 5 of the most effective ACV natural remedies which will cure your sinusitis and prevent reoccurrence.
Mix 2tbsp. ACV with 8 oz. water and drink it regularly. After you’ve gotten used to the taste you can increase the dose up to ¾ cup of ACV and 16 oz. water.
You can prepare an ACV rinse by just mixing 2tbsp. of ACV with a cup of warm water and rinse your sinuses with it. It will clear out the blockage from accumulated mucus and relieve the inflammation.
You’ll need the following ingredients to prepare this remedy:
- ¼ of a cup of apple cider vinegar
- ¼ of lemon juice
- ½ tsp. of powdered ginger
- ½ tsp. of cayenne pepper
- 3 tbsp. of raw honey
Mix the ACV and lemon juice in a pot and let it simmer on medium heat for a couple of minutes. Remove it from the heat and add the other ingredients. Mix it all well and store it in a glass jar.
You’ll need to take 1-2 tbsp. of this mixture to relieve the symptoms and alleviate the inflammation.
Lemon juice is the best source of vitamin C, which effectively fights off infections. Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties which positively affect the sinus inflammation.
Cayenne pepper contains capsaicin, excellent for soothing the inflammation. And lastly, honey has potent antibacterial properties which will eliminate the bacteria – root cause of the infection and will prevent it from happening again.
ACV and honey drink
- 2 tbsp. of ACV;
- 8 oz. of warm water
- 1 tbsp. of honey
Pour a glass of warm water and add the honey and ACV. Drink it every day until the sinus infection is gone. It will cure your infection in no time and stop it from developing again.
- ½ cup of apple cider vinegar;
- ½ cup of water;
- A saucepan
- A towel
Pour in the water and the ACV in a saucepan and bring the mixture to boil. Remove it from the heat and place it in front of you. Cover your head with a towel and inhale the steam coming out from the saucepan. Repeat the process a few times a day and you will effectively get rid of the infection and prevent its reoccurrence.