Sinus Relief

Treating Asthma and Allergies Naturally

…indicator of the severity of asthma. * Try nasal irrigation. This procedure for treating allergies gently flushes irritating substances out of the sinuses. The most basic nasal irrigation involves a mixture of salt and lukewarm water (¼ teaspoon of salt per eight ounces of water), held in the…

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Health Benefits of Spicy Foods

…body temperature and causes you to sweat, which helps cool the body and lower temperatures. Topical Capsaicin for Pain Relief Another health benefit of capsaicin is pain relief. Applied topically, capsaicin works by depleting “substance P,” a neuropeptide produced by the nerves that…

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Reader Remedies for Colds and Flu

…of the upper respiratory tract and help loosen mucus due to colds and flu, asthma, and sinusitis. For nasal congestion, sprinkle a few drops onto a damp washcloth and hold it over your nose. For deeper relief, put a few drops in boiling water or a steam humidifier and inhale the steam for about 10…

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