Sinusitis is a condition where sinuses are blocked with mucus and become inflamed. Sinusitis can hit people of any age and sex. Severe cold and other viral infections are easily prone to sinusitis. Causes of Sinusitis may include the increased intake of dry, oily, spicy, too hot or cold, indigestible, heavy food. Other reasons for Sinusitis may be the controlling the natural urge to cry or vomit, exposure to too much cold or dry and dusty weather, staying up too late in the night.

In Ayurveda, it is known as Pinas. The foods that are indigestible, heavy, and incompatible foods can cause disorder of three doshas. The three doshas are Impaired Kapha (Water), Vata (Air) and pitta (Fire) which indicates the accumulation of water in the sinuses while blowing the passage air and causing the tissues of Sinuses to swell. Ayurveda sinus treatment needs reducing or removing the exasperated body energies using certain Ayurvedic herbs and diet plan, along with the nasal therapies.

Symptoms of Sinusitis

  • Blocked or running nose
  • Headache
  • Pressure or pain in the face area
  • Constant cough
  • Congestion
  • Reduced sense of smell
  • Yellow or green mucus in the nose

Best Diet and daily lifestyle habits for Sinusitis

  • Consume fresh and easily-digestible food
  • Avoid oily, cold, heavy, and junk food
  • Rest whenever possible
  • Include lots of vegetable and fresh fruits in the diet
  • Drink warm water often, along with cinnamon and black pepper