Allergies Be Gone
Are you suffering this season with allergies? Colds, flu, allergies, and air pollution can cause sinus infections and chronic sinus inflammation. Sinus suffers may experience nasal congestion, pressure or pain of the sinuses, headache, and even mucus discharge. To help get rid of a sinus infection you need to eliminate invading microorganisms. Check one of our home remedies to help.
What can you do for relief?
Eucalyptus is great to help relieve sinus congestion. This herbal steam recipe can help.
Eucalyptus essential oil has powerful antimicrobial properties, and peppermint essential oil has a strong penetrating aroma that helps open sinus passages.
Here’s how to do it:
1 1/2 quarts boiling water
5 drops eucalyptus essential oil
2 to 3 drops peppermint essential oil
Carefully pour the boiling water into a heatproof bowl and then add the essential oils. Make a towel tent over your head and the bowl, and breathe in the steam for 10 minutes. Be sure not to burn yourself with the steam. Repeat twice daily.