About:- Sinuses are chambers beside nose which filter air maintain temperature and humidity of the inspired air. Sinusitis refers to the infection of these air filled spaces
Allergic response due to inhalation of irritant like pungent vapours , air pollutants and dust etc.
Spread of infection from nose, mouth, teeth, throat or tonsils. If not treated properly, it may lead to chronic sinusitis.
Signs and symptoms
Pain or heaviness in the forehead and above eyes tender to touch
Mucus drainage from back of the nose into the throat
Recurrent cough and cold with blocked nose
- May vary according to type of sinus involved
Do’s and don’ts
Complaints worse in winter
Headache especially on shaking the head
Stopped up nose especially on going into cold air
Thick, yellow and offensive discharge from nose
Child is very sensitive to cold wind
• Do stream inhalation
• Avoid dust and fumes
• Adequate bed rest
• Increase intake of warm drinks eg soups, milk, tea
What homeopathy can do?
Following are homeopathic medicines for sinusitis but it is advised that you should be consult with doctor firstly.
Medicine: - Hepar sulphuricum 30
Pain above eyes or at the top of head
Headache worse in sunlight, better by pressure and covering head
Stopped up nose, gets worse in warm room
Patient very irritable and oversensitive
Cannot bear light, smell or noises
Medicine: - Nux vomica 30
Right sided headache or pain above the right eye
Pain worse from exposure to sun , especially between sunrise to sunset
Pain better while lying down and sleeping
Burning sensation in eyes and redness of cheeks
Medicine:- Sanguinaria Canadensis 30
Medicines as indicated in this chart should be taken if the symptoms mentioned against each medicine match those of the patient otherwise consult the doctor
Medicine to be taken – 3 globules of size 40 every 3 hours dry on the tongue or in plain drinking water.
Medicine should be taken after cleaning the mouth, Hand and preferably on an empty stomach
If improvement is seen within 24 hours then medicine should be stopped
If the patient does not having any improvement within 24 hours or become worse at any time, then consult the nearest homeopathic doctors
Medicines must be kept away from strong smelling substance like camphor, menthol etc
Medicine should be kept away from the children
General instruction while taking homeopathic Treatment