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An unpleasantly painful ailment, sinusitis is the result of the mucous membrane linings of the sinus cavities, around the eyes and leading to the nose, becoming inflamed. It often follows a common cold, influenza and other general infections. Infecting germs sometimes find their way into these sinuses of the nasal passage, leading to sinus trouble.
  • Excessive or constant sneezing.
  • Running nose.
  • Headache and pressure around the head, eyes and face.
  • Blockage of one or both the nostrils.
  • Low fever.
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Difficulty in breathing.

Put 5 gms of Nettle tops (Bichchu booti), 10 gms of Black berry ( Jamun) leaves and 1/2 gms Pepper mint in one liter of water and allow it to boil for 5 minutes. Make sure that the vessel used for boiling the mixture is covered properly. Strain and take this decoction once in the morning and once at night before going to bed.
  • Nettle tops (Bichchu booti) 5 gram (Can be obtained from an ayurvedic shop)
  • Black berry (Jamun) leaves 10 gram
  • Pepper mint 1/2 gram
  • If you are susceptible to sinus disorders, you should avoid smoke and other air pollutants.
  • Don't swim in the pool treated with chlorine, as it irritates the lining of the nose and sinuses.
  • Avoid curd, banana and cold-drinks.
  • Keep away from mosquito repellents. Use mosquito net, instead.
  • Steam inhalation is very helpful. You can use steam inhalation with or without astringents such as eucalyptus or menthol.
Other Remedies
  • Use of pungent foods like garlic and onion is very beneficial in sinus problem. Add these herbs in your regular meals.
  • Make a decoction of fenugreek seeds (Methi) by boiling one teaspoon of it with 250 ml of water till it reduces to half. Take thrice a day.
  • Take 50 gms of roasted and ground cumin seeds (Jeera) with 100 ml of honey, thrice a day.
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