This is often a complication of acute colds or influenza, characterised by sinus congestion, inflammation and/or pain. Use of the herbal complex Echinacea with Vitamins ACE and Zinc as an immune stimulant and increasing Vitamin C intake can assist with resolving sinusitis. Inhalation of essential oils can also help with clearing congestion.
The following information may be helpful and relates to homoeopathic remedy pictures and information available in traditional homoeopathic texts. Homoeopathic principles should be applied when using any homoeopathic remedy. Always read the product label. If symptoms persist consult your health care practitioner promptly.
Indicated homoeopathic remedies include:
Ferrum phos: First stage, with fever, inflammation and sinus pain.
Hepar sulph: Blocked nose then an offensive discharge smelling like old cheese. Irritable, chilly and hates drafts. Better from warm, humid air.
Kali bic: Sticky, ropy, stringy yellow-green discharge. Pain and pressure at the root of the nose. Better from heat and movement. Worse from cold and damp.
Pulsatilla: Changeable discharge, worse indoors in stuffy rooms, better in the open air. Yellow-green mucous. Pain above the eyes.
Silica: Chronic sinusitis. Thick, offensive discharge. Ulceration in the nose.
Also available to try is our Sinus complex which contains a combination of remedies including Belladonna, Hepar sulph, Kali bic, Pulsatilla and Silica.