Sinus & Congestion Recs

Sinus & Congestion Recs

I know I can always turn to IG for recommendations and received so many incredible sinus and congestion recs when I was sick last week! I am always making sure to prioritize my health and love to stay informed on the best ways to heal the body when the immune system is compromised! There are so many incredible methods whether it be through medication or homeopathic remedies that can help to get us better! I have compiled a list of everyone’s sinus and congestion recommendations by category below. As always, please trial the below at your own discretion and check with your doctor to see what is best for you! 


  • Mucinex D, Sudafed D, Allegra D, Claritin D, Zyrtec D, Aleve D sinus & cold – all behind the counter
  • DayQuil
  • Benadryl
  • Sinuscalm, ColdCalm, or Pulsatilla by Boiron
  • Advil Sinus Congestion & Pain or Cold & Sinus (behind counter)
  • Umcka Cold & Flu
  • Flonase
  • Afrin nasal spray – use with care- 3 days max
  • Otrivin nasal spray
  • Arm & Hammer saline spray – it’s drugfree
  • ZICAM Extreme Congestion Relief nasal spray
  • Drixoral Decongestant nasal spray
  • Neti Pot With saline solution – do NOT use tap water
  • Nielmed sinus rinse – all natural
  • Saline nebulizer /nose flush

At Home Remedies:

  • Lymphatic draining massage – watch youtube
  • Sinus massage / gua sha- great tutorials on YouTube
  • Ice roller on face + cold migraine cap
  • Vicks vapor rub + shower tablets + nebulizer + personal steamer + nasal spray
  • Breathe Right nose strips – for sleeping
  • Fisherman’s Friend cough drops
  • Vimergy Micro-C capsules
  • Spicy food!
  • Humidifier!!, face steamer, steam room, or steamy shower
  • Hot water mixed with lemon juice + fresh ginger- face over bowl + towel on head for 10 mins!
  • Hot water mixed with peppermint drops – face over bowl + towel on head for 10 mins!
  • Vaseline with tea tree oil/mint oil & rub under nose
  • Diffuse eucalyptus/peppermint essential oils – try to breathe them deeply!
  • Vicks on the feet at night with thick socks 
  • Make a mustard plaster
  • Sleep sitting up/try to elevate while sleeping!
  • Workout/move your body!

Homeopathic remedies:

  • Liposomal C 
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Colloidal Silver
  • Manuka honey
  • Olbas oil
  • Oil of oregano
  • D3 + K2 – take together 
  • Zinc, Echinacea, turmeric, cayenne – natural remedies
  • Mix honey and turmeric into a paste and eat (2 to 1 Ratio)
  • Caster oil on thyroid
  • Epsom salts for bath 
  • Beekeepers sinus capsules + nasal spray
  • Yuzu tea
  • Ginger shots, ginger juice,
  • Ginger + lemon + honey + black pepper in hot water to drink
  • Eat LOTS of garlic – sliced or minced , garlic in the nose
  • Acupuncture
  • Chamomile tea & peppermint tea
  • Potatoes or sliced onions in your socks to pull out toxins
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