Herbal Remedy For Sinus Infection

Typically people around the globe would look for various interventions to certain medical conditions.

It is common than not that people consult with medical professionals for consultation, get admitted for further observation if the case needs it, or others are tagged as outpatients scheduled for another consultation after a brief period of time suggested to take prescriptions.

Prescriptions, normally you would think chemically formulated and is unsafe due to potential risk of side effect(s). With this ideology people tend to look for an alternative route to treat conditions and or ease the symptoms incorporated to it to aid recovery.

It is commonly practiced in many cultures that these types of conditions be cured with the use of naturally occurring substances derived from plants, herbal remedies.

Summer is fast approaching and it cannot be helped that a lot of people will be having their particularly hated upper respiratory tract infections due to viral, bacterial proliferation and or allergies as it is around this time of the year where many allergens are airborne.

A common case that many people may be experiencing is the occurrence of infection to the sinuses. Though not a serious condition it becomes irritating and it spoils a lot of fun in the summer.

Note that the infection of the sinuses could possibly be an indication of another condition, caution.

Sinus Symptoms


Sinus infection could manifest a list of symptoms including runny nose- that is a watery discharge from the nose, headaches due to increased intra cranial pressure- or the pressure inside the head, induced aches of the molars- tooth, loss of olfactory - meaning the ability to determine scents, at times fever due to the infection which is a normal way of the body to eliminate pathogenic factors, inflammation of the throat, induced cough reflex due to irritation and then fatigue.

Most of the over the counter medications available are chemically formulated and are designed to combat the symptoms of the respiratory tract infection causing these manifestations.

These medications do not literally exterminate the causative factor especially for viral infection, which many medicines cannot cure.




List of Herbal Remedy For Sinus Infection
There are multiple herbal remedy that are available for people to utilize in cases such as sinus infection and its symptoms.


Eyebright is a notable herb that has anti-inflammatory quality to aid in decongestant the nasal pathway for easier breathing and so reducing intracranial pressure. The same anti-inflammatory quality may be obtained by making a tea out of Garlic and Ginger. When taken, this will allow the relief of pain (ginger) and then the loosening of inflamed sinuses.

The herb coneflower is a good remedy to sinus infection cause by pathogens. This herb will aid in boosting the immune system that will hasten recovery from the illness causing the infection itself. An herb called Goldenseal can aid in the recovery from the respiratory tract infection due to its antibacterial and antiviral qualities. Goldenseal has the quality that chemically formulated medicines do not have to combat viral infection.

Lavender is also a good herb to use in aiding the recovery of people suffering from sinus infection caused by respiratory tract affecting pathogen. Lavender is a natural stimulant to hasten tissue regeneration when damaged. Additionally it showed on studies that it has antibacterial and antiviral quality as well.

For those looking for an herbal remedy try some of these suggested herbal interventions. Seek help from experts or qualified practitioners for advice regarding their uses.