Is Aloe Vera good for Sinus Problems?
I’m suffering from severe Sinus problems for the past 4 years.
Hello Lucky, thanks for the question. Today, an unhealthy, unbalanced diet, lack of exercise, and everyday stress can wreak havoc on our immune system and make us most vulnerable to infections, inflammation, etc.
Whether we have any disease or not, it is important to supply our body with nutrients that are capable of boosting our immune system. A healthy and functioning immune system will act against viruses and bacteria as well as against sinus infections.
Aloe Vera does not directly treat the cause of sinus infection, but Aloe enhances the function of our immune system and gives us relief from the symptoms. But remember, always consult your family doctor before using herbal remedies.
Sinus infection – sinusitis
Sinusitis refers to the infection of the sinuses, which are air-filled cavities in the head around the nose. This condition can be acute, subacute, chronic, or allergic in nature and can occur in various areas, including the corner of the eye in the front, inside of the cheek, and behind the nose.
Most people who suffer from sinusitis are not aware of it, as it is commonly caused by viral or bacterial infections and allergies. The sinuses are connected to the nose, and any obstruction that blocks the flow of secretions between them can lead to a sinus infection. This obstruction can be caused by a viral or bacterial infection, as well as by foreign substances that trigger allergies, such as dust, mold spores, animal fur, or pollen.
When the lining of the nose and sinuses becomes inflamed due to an infection or allergy, the flow of secretions between the nose and sinuses can be impeded, resulting in a buildup of secretions and an infection in the sinuses. This can cause pain and other symptoms, as the trapped air compresses the bony walls of the sinuses.
Although sinusitis cannot be prevented, individuals can take steps to prevent it from becoming chronic by maintaining a healthy lifestyle that includes proper diet, rest, and regular exercise to strengthen the body’s immunity.
Aloe Vera and Sinus cure
Sinusitis treatment generally aims to fight infection, relieve nasal congestion, and drain fluid from the nasal sinuses. In such a situation, it is very important to keep our mucus thin. To keep our mucus thin, we should drink plenty of water or other fluids such as fruit or vegetable juices. Aloe Vera juice is ideal, as it contains important vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and amino acids and is known to help treat many diseases as it boosts the activity of our immune system.
Aloe vera juice also contains fungicidal, bactericidal, and virucidal agents that can prevent sinus infections and restore a healthy balance of flora and fauna in our sinuses. Mucus drainage is also important. You should regularly wash away mucus and bacteria from the nose. After your regular nasal irrigation, you can use Aloe Activator for additional cleaning, moisturizing, and care of the mucous membranes of your nose and sinuses.
Other medicinal plants or natural substances that can be used to help treat sinusitis are known to be anti-inflammatory or anti-infective.
- Bee propolis is also known for its fungicidal, bactericidal, and antiviral activity and has been used against sinusitis for years.
- Garlic has antibacterial and antiviral properties and is regularly used to treat all kinds of infections and has a long tradition in medicine long before the introduction of antibiotics.
The combination of Aloe Vera, Bee Propolis, and Garlic is one of the most powerful natural remedies for sinus infection.
Avoid inhaling allergens and dust, cigarette smoke, and other pollutants, and consuming certain foods or medicines that can cause allergies. Diving and swimming should also be avoided, as water can get into the sinuses and cause blockage or infection.