Ayurveda For Sinusitis

Sinusitis is swelling caused by the infection of the sinuses. It is generally occurred due to bacterial (germ) infection. Sometimes, viruses and fungi causes it. People with weak immune systems are more affected by bacterial or fungal sinus infection.

Sinusitis is an infection to the air cavities within the passages of the nose. It can be caused by infection, allergies, and chemical or particulate irritation of the sinuses.

Sinusitis Causes
Sinusitis can occur from various factors, but every time, it results from fluid becoming trapped in the sinuses. This results in the growth of germs.
Symptoms for Sinusitis
  • Headache 
  • Facial tenderness or swelling – when facial areas over sinus areas are touched.
  • Pressure or pain – mucus pressing on sinus tissue or inflammation of sinuses.
  • Fever – sinus infection.
  • Congestion – nasal stuffiness, occurs with both infectious and non-infectious sinusitis.
  • Post nasal drip – mucus overproduction from sinusitis that irritates throat tissue.
  • Sore throat – throat tissue inflammation by post nasal drip.
  • Cough – body’s attempt to clear out throat tissue irritants.
  • Tooth pain, ear pain and eye pain – pressure on surrounding nerves and tissues
  • Fatigue – fever, immune response and/or coughing
  • Bad breath – due to bacterial infections
  • Itching/sneezing – In non-infectious sinusitis, other associated allergy symptoms of itching eyes and sneezing may be common.
  • Ulceration – occurs with rare fungal infections.
Ayurved for Sinusitis

Ayurvedic for sinusitis treatment comprises of softening and expelling aggravated doshas with the use of certain Ayurvedic herbs and diet as well as nasal therapies and applications.