Monday, May 11, 2015

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Sinusitis is quite annoying and unpleasant. Unfortunately, this infection is pretty common; about 37 million Americans suffer from sinusitis every year.
Sinus infections are actually an inflammation that affects the lining of sinus cavities.It is caused by colds, flu, bacteria or allergies. However, that does not necessarily mean that you have to stuff yourself with conventional drugs.
There is a great number of natural and effective remedies for sinusitis.
4 DIY home remedies for sinusitis
1. Apple cider vinegar
It is extremely potent in the treatment of sinusitis. As it is one of the many uses of apple cider vinegar, most people prefer the effectiveness of apple cider vinegar in the treatment of different health conditions, including sinusitis.
For optimal results, combine 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar, 8 oz of warm water and a tablespoon of honey. The infection will disappear within a few days. You can also take a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar three times a day, regardless of whether you prefer taking it diluted or pure.
You can also try apple cider vinegar inhalations; combine half a cup of vinegar and half a liter of water. Heat the solution and inhale. Make sure your eyes are closed. Always use organic apple cider vinegar.
2. Turmeric
Curcumin gives turmeric its powerful benefits. This spice has the ability to fight off sinusitis. Curcumin heals the infection and clears airways.
As sinusitis is commonly caused by nasal inflammation and turmeric has strong anti-inflammatoryproperties, this spice can provide great results in the treatment of the infection.
3. Nasal saline rinse
Apple cider vinegar and turmeric will sure help you, but you can use nasal saline rinse as an additional sinusitis treatment.
Combine a quarter teaspoon of sea salt, a pinch of baking soda, a cap-full of food-grade hydrogen peroxide and a cup of warm water; another option is to use a simple solution of warm water and salt.
If you have not done a saline rinse before, ask someone to help you or follow detailed instructions. This may not be quite comfortable, but nasal saline rinse is sure one of the most efficient home remedies for sinusitis.
4. Oregano oil
Not all of you have oregano oil on hand, but it sure is effective. You can either ingest or inhale the oil. It provides an amazing treatment for sinusitis, improves digestion, fights infections and improves vital functions in the body, including liver and colon function.
Here are some useful tips on relieving sinusitis:
  • Raise your head while sleeping
  • Apply warm compress onto your face several times a day. Keep the compress on for 5 times
  • Increase the intake of vitamin C. Take up to 1,000 milligrams of vitamin C a day
  • Warm drinks help in moisturizing mucous membranes and wash excess mucus out of your lungs
  • Keep your house clean, especially your bedroom, and use a HEPA filter
Clear your sinuses using your thumb and tongue in 20 seconds
Press your tongue against your hard palate and place your thumb between your eyebrows. Apply mild pressure. Hold in this position for 20 seconds. Your sinuses will start draining.
Lisa DeStefano, an assistant professor at the Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, says that this method stimulates the vomer bone to rock back and forth, and thus loosens congestion, stimulating your sinuses to drain in 20 seconds. http://rawforbeauty.com

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The Cricket in Times Square is a 1960  children's book by George Selden and  illustrated by Garth Williams.
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Beautiful windowsill
Cottage charm...

stone cottage with beauty at the window
Cottage curtains
THE SERENITY PRAYER

GOD GRANT ME THE SERENITY
TO ACCEPT THE THINGS I CANNOT CHANGE;
COURAGE TO CHANGE THE THINGS I CAN;
AND WISDOM TO KNOW THE DIFFERENCE.

LIVING ONE DAY AT A TIME;
ENJOYING ONE MOMENT AT A TIME;
ACCEPTING HARDSHIPS AS THE PATHWAY TO PEACE;
TAKING, AS HE DID, THIS SINFUL WORLD
AS IT IS, NOT AS I WOULD HAVE IT;
TRUSTING THAT HE WILL MAKE ALL THINGS RIGHT
IF I SURRENDER TO HIS WILL;
THAT I MAY BE REASONABLY HAPPY IN THIS LIFE
AND SUPREMELY HAPPY WITH HIM
FOREVER IN THE NEXT.
AMEN.

--REINHOLD NIEBUHR