Tea for Sinus Congestion

In every person’s skull, there are air cavities behind the cheeks, the nose and the eyes. At times, they tend to be infected by bacteria leading to sinusitis. Research carried out by the University of Maryland Medical Centre, at least 30 million people of the total United States population is affected by sinusitis every year. The sinus infection leads to loss of smell, nasal congestion and discharge and pressure behind the eyes. This form of congestion can sometimes be very painful. To relieve it, tea for sinus congestion is a good remedy.

Tea for Sinus Congestion

Antimicrobials

Herbal teas have been known to be the ultimate solution for sinus infections. They work very fast relieving the symptoms within no time. Some of the teas that you can try are the antimicrobials. The good thing about antimicrobials is that they can either be used as tea where they are taken internally or even used to kill the infection by using them as a dilute nasal rinse.  One of the best antiseptic herbs that you can use is garlic. It works very effectively against pathogens and providing support to the immune system especially when taken as a tea. Its strong antiseptic nature makes it one of the best herbs that you should have around the house to relieve sinuses. There are other herbs with antimicrobial properties that relieve sinuses which include elderflower, sage, thyme and ginger.  Yerba mansa, elecampane and hyssop are also good in the relief of sinuses due to their antimicrobial and decongestion properties. Continue reading “Tea for Sinus Congestion”