Top 15 Sinus Headache Remedies

Below are the best 15 sinus headache remedies used by people suffering from this debilitating and throbbing headache.

  • For years Acupressure has been used to treat not only headaches but also many other ailments. Apply pressure on sinus pressure points. For instance: One pressure point is the area between the eyebrows i.e. where the ridge of the eyebrows meets the bridge of the nose. Using your index finger gently apply pressure for a few minutes.
  • You can also apply pressure on the sides of the nostrils to clear nasal congestion.
  • Apply pressure and gently massage the area above the middle of your eyebrows.
  • Another pressure point to clear the sinuses and relieve headache is the area at the back of the head, in the concave right under the base of the skull.
  • Stand under a hot shower and let the hot water hit the sinus cavities on your face. Also close the door so that the steam develops. This would ease out the pressure and help drain mucus.
  • Try to relax, lie down and sleep for a while.
  • Place a room humidifier as sometimes dryness is a factor behind sinusitis.
  • Take steam i.e. add a few drops of eucalyptus oil or peppermint in hot boiled water. And inhale vapors in a towel tent by placing a towel on your head in such a manner that it covers the bowl completely. Their decongestant property provides quick relief and is one of the popular sinus headache remedies.
  • Make a paste of ginger and apply it to the forehead. Its anti inflammatory property works wonders in providing quick relief.
  • Capsaicin in hot peppers such as cayenne, jalapeno has decongestant property and helps clearing sinuses. So try to eat one jalapeno pepper and see your sinuses drain.
  • You can also apply a mixture of 1teaspoon ground cinnamon in 1 teaspoon of water on the forehead. That is also effective.
  • There are also various homeopathic sinus headache remedies too. Such as Boiron has been known to be very effective in such condition. Also Sinus Buster is another choice.
  • You can also try using frozen aromatherapy eye pillow. Peppermint / eucalyptus / menthol scented would help in clearing sinus and the weight of the flax seed inside the pillow would provide the required acupressure to ease the symptoms.
  • Nasal irrigation helps a lot in relieving the pressure and congestion.
  • Take a glass of water with add 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar in it, twice daily and see the wonders.By  

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