For seven months I woke up every 3 hours with a heavy nasal congestion. No amount of anti biotic medicines rescued me from my torture. My sinus congestion was becoming the bane of my existence and without any further delay I opted for home remedies to give me some solace.
In a matter of a few days I began to regret the months I wasted on anti biotic treatment. The home remedies that I used worked miraculously to get rid of my congestion and to improve the quality of my sleep. I was able to sleep for 8 hours at a stretch without being interrupted by a clogged nose. Here are a few of the home remedies that I used to get rid of the nasal congestion, severe headaches and breathlessness at night and throughout the day.
Tips To Get Rid Of A Sinus Congestion
The only way to get rid of the congestion is to treat is with heat therapy. The moment you begin to feel congested you need to use steam inhalation treatment. This is a simple and effective way of getting rid of the mucus that is causing the congestion. The hot vapors will melt the mucus and eliminate it from the body. Steam inhalation can be done while you take a hot shower or simply boil a pan of water and place your head over it to breathe in the fumes.
Further to steam treatment you need to drink plenty of liquids. This will reduce the mucus in the body. Hot liquids like tea, coffee and soups are beneficial to your condition as they help to reduce the congestion and eliminate the unwanted product from your body. Herbal teas are extremely beneficial to this condition. Green tea and chamomile tea helps to reduce congestion.
In addition to this you can use eucalyptus oil on your chest, back, forehead and nose. Dilute the oil in olive oil and massage it on these parts of your body.Massage it just before a shower and then use steam therapy to treat the congestion. It will work wonders to reduce and prevent the formation of mucus in the nasal canal.