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Best Essential Oils for Sinus Infection

You cavities around your nose, eyes and cheeks can get inflamed and blocked because of the viruses, bacteria and fungi. An effective remedy can be aromatherapy. Some essential oils can help you with this problem and there are different ways to apply them.

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The most common symptoms of a sinus infection are:

-bad breath


-pressure in the upper part of your face


-nasal discharge


Essential oils penetrate the affected areas. You can use them without disturbing the body’s balance.

Some essential oils with anti-inflammatory effect are: Eucalyptus, Lavender, Tea Tree, Oregano, Menthol, Peppermint, Rosemary, Lemon, Pine.

The most effective way of irrigating your sinuses is by using a Neti. You use a ceramin or plastic pot that is designed to thin the mucus and clear the nasal passages.

Mix a few drops of the oils in a separate container. In warm water, add ½ teaspoon of unprocessed sea salt and let it dissolve. Mix the oils with the water and put the solution in your Neti pot. Keep your head at a tilt and pour the solution into your top nostril. Repeat on the other side.

If you can, try to repeat this procedure several times a day.

You can also try inhaling the essential oils, by putting some drops in your palm and bringing the hand to your nose. Re-apply the oil frequently, because it evaporates quickly.

Some other methods are to use a Diffuser to disperse the oils into the surrounding air, or to take an essential oil bath.


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