Sinusitis is inflammation (swelling) of the lining of the sinuses,  caused by a viral or bacterial infection. The sinuses are small,  air-filled cavities behind our cheekbones and forehead

Sinusitis typically causes a high temperature, pain and  tenderness in the face, and a blocked or runny nose . It is a common condition and can affect people of any age.

There are Four pairs of sinuses in our head:

A. Frontal sinus – two sinuses behind our forehead.

B. Ethmoid sinus- two at either side of the bridge of our nose.

C. Sphenoid sinus- two behind our eyes.

D. Maxillary sinus -two behind our cheekbones.

sinuses open up into the cavity of your nose and help control the temperature and water content of the air reaching your lungs. Usually, the mucus naturally produced by your sinuses drains into your nose through small channels. These channels can become blocked when the sinuses are infected and inflamed.It is the maxillary sinuses (the largest ones behind the cheekbones) that are most commonly affected.

Prevention for Sinusitis:

a. Reduce exposure to allergens.

b. Improve household ventilation by opening windows whenever possible.

c. Sleep with head of the bed elevated. This promotes sinus drainage.

d. Use decongestants with caution.

e. Avoid air pollutions (such as smoke) that irritate the nose.

f. Eat a balance diet and exercise.

g. Minimize exposure to persons with known infections.


Homeopathic remedies are prescribed by symptoms rather than conditions, as each case of a particular illness can manifest differently in different people. There are many symptoms which can be effectively treated by homeopathy ­­­­­few symptoms are given below.If your symptoms are matching to any of the symptoms given below, it can be cured mail the disease and symptom number at to know your medicine.

1). Worse from cold; painful swelling of the nasal cavities, the sinuses are also very sensitive to touch. The patient is usually irritable and always extremely chilly. The nostrils are liable to be sore and ulcerated. . With infected, yellow mucus discharge. Sinusitis with facial tenderness. The nose is blocked in the cold open air. Better in warm humid weather. Thick, offensive discharge appears, smelling like old cheese.

2). Nasal and sinus ailments produce a. thick, golden yellowish, ropy-like. discharge. Often, a postnasal discharge appears as streaks of yellow mucus and pus in the throat. The back of the nose feels raw and irritated. There may be coughing, which is worse from talking and smoking, and at night.

3). Worse from heat.  Tightness and stabbing pains are aggravated in a warm room. The pains are burning in quality. Pains in sinus with sneezing and watery nasal discharge, Nose red, swollen, with a sensation of constriction at its root, often with stabbing pains. Pain worse by pressure, heat and warm rooms, better in open air.

4). Nasal discharge of is profuse and sticky, and at times it can be drawn out into long strings. There is pain, fullness and pressure in the sinuses and at the root of the nose. The patient is worse from cold, damp weather conditions, and better from a warm bed and warm applications. There may be sharp, pressing pain over the sinuses. At times the pain may be noted to occur in small spots.

5). Fullness of the sinuses and violent pains (which can radiate to the teeth) which are worse from radiant heat (such as a stove or fireplace) and worse from drafts. The patient in general is alternately hot and cold, covering and uncovering as his/her temperature sensitivity fluctuates. The tongue may display a flabby, indented appearance (as from compression by the teeth). There may be excessive salivation; there is copious drooling in sleep.

6). Profuse, watery discharge, sneezing and a frontal headache. In the early stages, with blocked nose, loss of smell, sneezing, watery discharge and hammering type of pain in head, worse in cold air.

7). The nasal obstruction worse when waking in the morning and in the evening; it is invariably worse in a warm room and better from open air. The nasal discharge is bland and yellow-green. The patient may complain of foul smell pain above the eyes, in the right cheekbone, or on the right side of the face, generally. Nose feels blocked with yellow catarrh. Sinusitis accompanied by tearfulness

8). Silica ailments are also worse from cold, damp weather. There is fullness and pressure in the sinuses. Steadily increasing tension in the affected sinuses is noted. There may be dry, hard crusts in the nose (which bleed easily). There is nasal obstruction with loss of smell. Typically the patient is chilly.

9). Frontal headache, with pain at the root of the nose, as if blocked. Constant need to blow nose, but little result. Often a dry, irritating, continuous cough, especially at night.

10). Dull, stuffy pain in the sinuses, a thick, white, mucous discharge and a white-coated tongue.

11). Yellow, slimy discharge, worse in warm rooms and at night, and better in the open air.

12). Pain above the eyes with nose stuffed up indoors, flowing more freely out of doors. Discharge is changeable, comes and goes, but usually yellow or yellow-green.

13). Pain and pressure outward along the brow, often encircling the eyes, or pain on the upper part of the nose, as if wearing tight. spectacles. Radiating pain from the eyes to the sides of the face, with marked redness of the eye. Stringy mucus from back of the nose dropping into throat, must hawk to clear. The pain is better in the open air and worse at night and from the least touch.

14). Discharge of thick, sticky, yellow or greenish-yellow mucus, may be irritating or bloody, often dripping into the throat. The discharge may form strings or crusts. Pain and pressure at the root of the nose, and often a violent cough. Better by heat and movement and worse from cold, damp and fresh air.

15). Thick, tenacious, yellow, ropy mucus, raw and irritating, with a yellow, slimy tongue. The throat is red and congested, with streaks of mucus running down from the back of the nose, worse from cold and in the open air.

16). Burning pains in the bones of the nose and face, with sneezing, and a yellow discharge, sometimes streaked with blood. Worse at night and the warmth of the bed, and from cold, damp weather.

17). Sinusitis with foul discharges, fever and agitation, worse from cold and damp, better from heat and pressure

18). Sinusitis often beginning with a headache, which is relieved when discharge appears and returns when discharge is blocked. Worse at night and from sun’s heat.

19).Movement of the head causes sinus pain or if patient suffer from a constant thirst or frequently feel dehydrated.

20).First stage of a sinus infection and are suffering a high fever and also feel a constant, throbbing pain in the sinuses.

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