A sinus infection is a inflammation of the lining of the sinuses that in many cases lead to persistent headaches, fevers and even facial pains. Fortunately, there’s many natural remedies that are effective at cleaning the sinuses and killing the bacteria and viruses responsible this health problems.
Apple cider vinegar has many practical uses. It’s probably one of the top natural remedies for many ailments.
Apple cider vinegar contains vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and malic acids that are beneficial for killing bacteria. It works by binding to pathogens and help the body get rid of them more effectively. It’s too effective for fighting viral, fungal and Candida infections.
Look for raw, unfiltered, unpasteurized, organic apple cider vinegar to get the medicinal benefits. How to tell the genuine and “real” apple cider vinegar? The liquid is usually “murky”, not clear, and you can see sediment pieces at the bottom of the bottle that’s the “mother”. If unsure, always buy only Bragg Organic Raw Apple Cider Vinegar.
When taken orally, ACV breaks up mucus and clear airways, while its antibacterial properties kill the infection-causing bacteria.
When mucus and nasal congestion is broken down, ACV delivers its rich nutrients to the body to support and strengthen the immune system, preventing the infection from getting worse.
Although acidic, ACV has all the necessary electrolytes to balance the body’s pH levels and effectively reduces body acidity. Harmful microbes (bacteria or viruses) love an acidic environment and by alkalizing the body it will stop the disease-causing microbes from multiplying. These is why consuming 1-2 tablespoons of ACV daily keeps the viruses away!
How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar to Relieve Congestion
- One glass of room temperature water
- Two tablespoons of Bragg apple cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon of raw honey (or manuka honey)
- Dashes of cayenne pepper (as much as you can tolerate) these is a key ingredient
- Juice of 1 lemon wedge (optional but recommended)
Mix all ingredients with water. Drink them while room tempreature. You can also apply the remedy to gargle and accelerate the recovery. Consume the drink no more than twice daily.