Essential oils for sinus issues listed below are helpful for temporary relief.* Sinusitis is a bacterial infection or inflammation of one or more of the sinus passages located in the bones surrounding the eyes and nose. It could be caused by a cold, flu, tonsillitis, allergies or poor mouth hygiene. The symptoms include nasal congestion, nosebleed, fatigue, headache, ear pain, pain around the eyes, a mild fever or cough.
Steam Inhalation of Essential Oils for Sinusitis – Essential Oils for Sinus*
For temporary relief of sinus pain, use steam inhalation with the following essential oils added:
DIY Massage Oil for Sinusitis – Essential Oils for Sinus*
- 2 drops eucalyptus globulus essential oil
- 2 drops peppermint essential oil
- 3 drops rosemary essential oil
- 3 drops rose geranium essential oil
Massage the oil around the nose, in front and behind the ears, forehead, cheekbones, nose and the neck.
Note: If you have any medical conditions, contact your health care practitioner prior to use. This information is not medical advice.
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*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.