Saturday, 24 October 2015

Remedies of Sinusitis

Home remedies of Sinusitis
(Self help guidelines)

1.                  Avoid cigarette smoke & other air pollutants.
2.                  Do not swim in the pool treated with chlorine since chlorine irritates the lining of the nose & sinus.
3.                  Avoid curd, banana, ice-cold drinks and fragment head baths. Mosquito repelling are the major culprits. If possible use mosquito nets.
4.                  Household remedies such as turmeric, garlic, ginger & black peppers are always helpful for both the prevention as well as cure of the disease.
5.                  For some people who have chronic sinusitis, exercise helps reduce congestion by increasing nasal discharge.
6.                  Steam can be very helpful in receiving congestion. You can use steam inhalation with or without astringent such as eucalyptus or menthol.
7.                  Saline rinse helps moister dry nasal membrane and makes the mucus better and easier to remove.


Ayurvedic Remedies:

1.                  Ayurvedic doctors generally recommend nasal drops such as Anu taila or Shadvindu taila to reduce congestion.
2.                  To reduce the inflammation, you may be advised to take medicines such as Khadiradi vati, Vyoshadi vati and Kanchanar Guggulu. These medicines will produce a soothing effect and reduce the inflammation.
3.                  Other symptoms such as headache, pain and nasal allergies are treated with appropriate medicines. Medicines such as Laxmivilas Ras, Chyawanprash, Abrahak Bhasma will build up the immunity if used for a long time.

4.                  Chitrak Haritaki available in Lehya form in the dose of 2 tsf with warm milk twice daily is also an effective remedy for sinusitis.

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