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Alternative Treatments for Sinusitis

Alternative and complementary therapies list for Sinusitis:

Alternative treatments, complementary therapeutic options, or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly helpful for Sinusitis may include:

  • Garlic
  • Vitamin C
  • N-acetylcysteine
  • Goldenseal
  • Colloidal silver nasal spray
  • Nasal wash or irrigation (e.g. Neti pot)
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Inhale eucalyptus oil steam
  • Hot chile peppers
  • Rest
  • Liquids
  • Chamomile tea
  • Grapefruit
  • Steamy shower
  • Inhale VapoRub steam
  • Inhale freshly grated horseradish root
  • Spoonful of grated horseradish root and lemon
  • Very spicy foods
  • Rest with head elevated
  • Warm washcloth compress
  • Acupressure
  • Facial massage
  • Echinacea
  • Astragalus
  • Goldenseal tea
  • Goldenseal nasal wash
  • Avoid alcohol
  • Avoid chlorinated pool
  • Stop smoking
  • Exercise
  • Counterpressure
  • Moist heat over sinuses
  • Lifestyle changes to minimize exposure to allergens
  • Sniff
  • Blow out one nostril at a time
  • Steam
  • Sitopaladi, abhrak bhasma and mahasudarshan churna Ayurvedic herbal remedy
  • Ginger and honey
  • Sitopaladi, trikatu and mahasudarshan churna Ayurvedic herbal remedy
  • Goldenseal, osha, turmeric and neem Ayurvedic herbal remedy
  • Inhale ginger or horseradish root steam
  • Kali bichromicum homeopathic remedy
  • Hydrastis homeopathic remedy
  • Mercurius vivus homeopathic remedy
  • Pulsatilla homeopathic remedy
  • Thuja homeopathic remedy
  • Silica homeopathic remedy
  • Arsenicum homeopathic remedy
  • Kali iodatum homeopathic remedy
  • Hepar sulph homeopathic remedy
  • Nux vomica homeopathic remedy
  • Fenugreek tea
  • Drink water with mullein tincture
  • Avoid medicated nasal sprays
  • Oral pain reliever
  • Chinese folk remedies
  • Chinese medicine
  • Bi Yan Pian Chinese herb
  • Bi Min Gan Wan Chinese herb
  • Drink lemon juice, honey, fresh ginger and a pinch of red pepper in hot water every morning
  • Himalayan crystal salt
  • Salba seeds and salba seed oil
  • Garlic water nose drops

Warning About Alternative Treatments

Always check with your doctor or qualified medical professional before using any alternative or complementary treatment, or before stopping or changing any other treatment to use alternative approaches. Some treatments or preventatives may be of dubious value, and certain alternative treatments can be dangerous in some cases.

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