[toc]A headache accompanied by swelling and inflammation of the membranes lining the sinuses is known as sinus headache. A sinus headache can be due to congestion, or a viral infection such as cold, fever or an allergic reaction. The main symptom of sinus headache is pain.
Other than this, fever, cough, sore throat, discharge from the nose, fatigue are the other symptoms. You can get rid of sinus headache by using some herbs. Top 5 herbs for sinus headache are as follows.
Top 5 Herbal Remedies For Sinus Headache
Boil a cup of water, then add few drops of eucalyptus oil. Mix them well, place the cup in front of you, cover your head and the cup with a towel and then inhale the vapour coming from the solution in the cup.Do this 2 times every day as it will clear your nasal blockage. You can also take few drops of the oil on a cotton cloth apply it on your forehead and massage gently for 10-15 minutes every day. This herb is very effective in treating sinus headache.
Take a small ginger root, slice the root into small pieces, place the pieces in a small cup of water and boil it to make ginger tea. Then inhale the vapour coming out from the tea. You can also take some ginger root and crush to fine powder and then add some water to it and inhale the vapour.You can also apply it to your forehead and massage well 2-3 times every day. You can also make a thick paste of ginger and basil leaves and apply it on your forehead to get rid of sinus headache.
Take a dried herb in a cup of boiling water. Steep it for 5 minutes and then have the tea. You can also inhale the vapour coming out from the tea. Add some rosemary oil to some olive oil, mix them well and then apply it all over your forehead. After that massage well for some time.
You can also add few drops of rosemary oil to your bath water and then take a shower with that water at least 2 times every day. Rosemary is very effective in reducing the inflammation, provides a soothing effect and thus helps to get rid of sinus headache.
Take a cup of water, heat it and when it starts to boil, add some dried willow bark to it. After that steep it for 25-30 minutes, strain it and then drink it. You should have this tea of willow bark or inhale the vapor coming out of this tea 3-4 times every day. You can also take powdered willow bark, mix it with some water and then apply it on your forehead every day. Willow bark is very effective in reducing the sinus headache within a very short time.
Take some dried peppermint leaves and then crush them to fine powder. Then take some of the powder and add it to a cup of water. Mix them well and then apply it and massage well on your forehead. Do this every day 2-3 times. You can also add the dried mint leaves to a cup of water and then boil it. After that let it steep for at least 10 minutes, then strain it properly and drink it. Have 2 cups of this herbal tea every day or inhale the vapor coming out from the tea.Thus you can get rid of sinus headache by using the above mentioned herbs.