My Health Tips_April 3Sinusitis is an infection is an inflammation of the lining of the sinuses that in many cases leads to persistent headaches, fevers and even facial pains. Fortunately, there are several natural remedies that are effective at helping to clear the sinuses and kill the bacteria responsible for the infection.(1)

DIY Sinus Infection Remedy: Apple Cider Vinegar Brew (With a Kick)

Apple cider vinegar has so many practical uses — it’s probably one of the top natural remedies for many ailments. It contains vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants and may help  fight bacteria, fungus, and candida.(1,2)

Look for raw, unfiltered, unpasteurized, organic apple cider vinegar to get the most medicinal benefits.

 This mixture can help soothe your symptoms along with a steam inhalation. Apple cider vinegar can strengthen your immune system(4), and cayenne pepper, with its active component capsaicin (5),  treats many medical issues, including sinus-related problems.

Sinus Infection Remedy: Apple Cider Vinegar Brew

Ingredients for the Sinus Infection Remedy

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup unfiltered apple cider vinegar (where to find)
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • juice of 1 lemon wedge

Directions for the Sinus Infection Remedy

  1. Bring water to a boil.
  2. Mix hot water and apple cider vinegar in a glass.
  3. Mix in honey and cayenne pepper. Stir well. Add lemon juice.
  4. Drink the mixture regularly until the condition subsides.

Article originally published on LivingTraditionally.com republished with permission

DISCLAIMER: This information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and is for information only. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions about your medical condition and/or current medication. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking advice or treatment because of something you have read here.

Sources

  1. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1785201/
  2. http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/27/1/281
  3. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1271/bbb.90231
  4. http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=923092&fileId=S000711450600119X
  5. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1854768/

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