When your nose and sinuses become stuffed and painful, you may think that taking medicine will only solve the problem. However, there are some homemade herbal remedies which are very effective in these kinds of situations.
These are the cures for stuffed sinuses
Spicy Cider Decongestant and Expectorant
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/4 cup ACV
- 3 tbsp. of honey
- ½ tbsp. of powdered ginger
- ½ tbsp. of cayenne pepper
You will need to pour the lemon juice and the ACV in a pot and then add the honey, ginger, and cayenne pepper. Blend the ingredients and pour the mixture into a jar. You should then store the jar in a dry and cool place. You should drink 2 tbsp. of this remedy every day. Shake the jar before you use it.
Three-Ingredient Cough Syrup
- 2-4 tbsp. of lemon juice
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 3/4 cup of raw unfiltered honey
Mix all the above mentioned ingredients and put them in a jar. Store the jar in the fridge and you can keep it up to 6 weeks. You should drink ½ tsp. from the blend every time your sinuses become stuffed.
Herbal Cough Syrup
- 3 cups of filtered water
- 1 tbsp. of ginger root
- 1 tbsp. of cinnamon in powder
- 1 cup of raw unfiltered honey
- 1/4 cup of mullein leaf
- 1/4 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1/4 cup of licorice root
- 1/4 cup of wild cherry bark
Pour the water in a pan and add the other ingredients. Bring the mixture to a boil and let it simmer for 20 minutes. Then, remove it from the heat and filter it. Pour it in a jar and store it in the fridge up to 6 weeks. When you have the need, you should take ½ tsp. of it each 30 minutes.
- 1 red onion
- 5 garlic cloves
- 5 radishes
- 1 cup of honey
- 1 cup of lemon juice
Cut the radishes and the onion and put them in a blender. Blend until you get a paste like consistency. Then, add the honey and lemon juice and blend until everything is joined together. Pour the mixture in a jar and store it in the fridge for up to 1 week.
You should take 1 tbsp. of it 2 times per day when you have the need, and you will feel relieved after only a day!
Essential Oil Vapor Rub
- 1/4 cup of coconut oil
- 1/4 cup of Shea butter
- 20 drops of peppermint essential oil
- 25 drops of eucalyptus essential oil
- 10 drops of lemon essential oil
- 5 drops of tea tree essential oil
First, blend the shea butter and the coconut oil, and then add the essential oils. Blend everything well and put the mixture in a jar. When you have the need, you should rub the paste on your chest and back. The other option would be to pour some of the blend in a boiling water and cover your head with a towel to inhale the steam.