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How To Get Relief For Sinus Headaches

By Edited May 29, 2015 2 2

A sinus headache is just one of the many unpleasant symptoms of a sinus infection. If you have a sinus headache then more than likely you're also experiencing pain, extreme pressure and soreness in your sinus cavities. This could be caused by a cold, allergies or possibly bacteria. But whatever the cause it's important to start treatment right away before you end up with a full blown sinus infection. The following article on how to get relief for sinus headaches goes over several natural ways to cure and get rid of a sinus headache.

Things You Will Need

neti pot,
cayenne pepper;
manuka honey,
olive leaf extract

Step 1

sinus headache
Use a neti pot.
For fast relief from congestion and stuffiness, try using a neti pot to flush out the sinus cavities. The salt water will also help to kill the infection.

Step 2

Eat more garlic.
Adding fresh crushed garlic to your soups and food is a great way to kill the infection. In order to get the full benefit from the garlic it must be freshly crushed and added to foods right before serving. ‚Â Garlic is at it's best within the first hour of being prepared, after which many of it's benefits will dissipate.

Step 3

Drink cayenne pepper tea.
This special germ fighting tea works great on colds and sinus problems.
The cayenne pepper works as a decongestant and germ killer. While the manuka honey is renowned for it's healing and antibacterial properties. This tea should be drank at least three times a day or as needed.

To a cup of hot tea you will need to add ‚Â 1 TBS of lemon juice, 1TBS of manuka honey and a sprinkle of cayenne pepper.

Step 4

Take olive leaf extract.
This supplement which is well known for it's antiviral, antibiotic, anti-fungal, and antibacterial properties, works great to shorten the duration of sinus infections. For best results take one 500 mg. capsule twice a day with meals.

Tips & Warnings

Most of these supplements have little to no side effects but it's always best to talk to your physician before taking herbal remedies.


Sep 29, 2009 11:15am
These are great natural remedies for the sinus headache. Well composed with recipes to follow too.TX Thumbs up!
Jul 12, 2010 3:19pm
This sounds like a good remedy. But what is manuka honey? I've never seen it.
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