What Are the Benefits of Coconut Oil & Sinus Problems?

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Coconut oil has been used around the world as a healing product for centuries. Today, its usage is still very popular for restoring health. For those who suffer from sinus problems, coconut oil is the natural cure to relieve symptoms swiftly.

Sinus Problems

  • Everyone has four sinus cavities in their body, (eye sockets, cheek-bones, above the eye brows and at the back of the nose). If you feel pain or pressure in one or all four areas you more than likely are suffering from sinusitis. Sinusitis signifies inflammation due to bacteria or fungus in the area.

Coconut Oil

  • Coconut oil contains lauric acid, which is a medium chain saturated fatty acid. Lauric acid is a bacterial, fungus and viral disease fighter. Lauric acid is drug free and safe; it is the same ingredient found in breast milk.

Treatments

  • Lie down on your back, dip a finger in the coconut oil and then place it inside your nostrils. This will release the mucous buildup and other germs that may lay dormant in the region. Adding a dash of peppermint or cayenne to the oil will allow you to achieve a potent effect, like that of using a vaporizer or methanol.

Prevention/Solution

  • Coconut oil consumption in food or by taking a teaspoon or two a day can keep the sinus problems away. Getting enough sleep, releasing stress and reducing your sugar intake will help your situation, too.

Avoid

  • Reduce or discontinue the use of dairy products until the sinus problems subside.

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