Information on Sinusitis

DescriptionSinusitis is an inflammation of the lining of one of the sinus cavities. It is often associated with a severe viral or bacterial infection of the upper respiratory tract. Thick yellow mucus discharge, which is often tinged with blood is common.
Treatment PlanHerbal support includes immune stimulants, heat-clearing herbs for the mucous membranes, and in severe cases, heat-clearing herbs for the lower body. Also effective are steam inhalations with Roman chamomile or eucalyptus.

Herbal Remedies for Sinusitis

HerbTreatment SupportApplication
Chamomile, Romananti-inflammatorytea as a steam inhalation
Golden Sealastringent, anti-inflammatorytincture, capsule, tablet
Horseradishexpectorant, anti-infectiontincture, whole root held in mouth
Yellow Dockheat-clearingtincture, tea, capsule
Magnoliasinus decongestanttincture, tea
Marjoramsinus decongestanttea as a steam inhalant