Sinusitis or commonly known as a sinus infection is an inflammation which occurs much too often. It affects the sinuses tissue lining and it is estimated that people who have nasal polyps, nose swelling, narrow or blocked drainage ducts and immune system deficiencies are at higher risk of getting sinus infection.

The usual symptoms of sinus infection are fever and headache which may be misleading and mistaken by allergies or cold. However, there are four types of sinus infection which need to be considered:

  • Acute sinusitis with cold-like symptoms which may last up to four weeks;
  • Subacute sinusitis which lasts up to 12 weeks;
  • Chronic sinusitis which lasts over 12 weeks and
  • Recurrent sinusitis which re-appears throughout the year.

The occurrence of sinusitis is a result of bacteria collected in the air spaces especially between the eyes thus creating a feeling of great discomfort due to the thick mucus. Antibiotics seem to be the best option for curing sinusitis.

However, they may cause numerous side effects. Therefore, if you are not a fan of antibiotics there is a herbal remedy at hand.

Apple cider vinegar is a multi-purpose remedy. It has numerous healing properties and it is considered best herbal remedy for sinus infection. To get the best effect the apple cider vinegar needs to be raw, unfiltered and organic.

Mix the apple cider vinegar (1/4 cup) with the following ingredients: warm water (1/2 cup), 1 juiced lemon, 1 tablespoon of manuka honey and a little cayenne pepper. Use this solution by sipping it until the condition improves.

It will reduce the symptoms and boost the immunity leading towards complete recovery.

Actually, the apple cider vinegar will break up the thick mucus and clear the airways killing all bacteria. It will afterwards boost the immunity providing the necessary nutrients thus acting as prevention measure against re-occurring infection.