Sinusitis 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