Sinusitis

Overview:


Considerations:

  1.  

Therapeutic Aims:

  1. Limit exposure to airborn allergens or irritants
  2. Remove any food intolerances from the diet
  3. Reduce pain buy relieving congestion and inflammation
    1. Anticatarrhals
    2. Mucolytics
    3. Essential oils
  4. Tone the mucus membrane to reduce local inflammation
    1. Mucus membrane tonics
    2. Antinflammatories
    3. Neti-pots
    4. Inhalants
  5. Treat conditions that may aggrevate the situation (alelrgic rhinitis, common cold, etc)
  6. Often this condition is a cold and stagnant condition which requires heat
    1. Mucolytics
    2. Circulatory stimulants
  7. Support the lymphatic system and support all channels of elimination as required
    1. Lymphatic herbs
    2. Depurative herbs if needed
    3. Reduce increased intestinal permeability
    4. Mucus membrane tonics
    5. Astringent herbs
    6. Vulnerary
    7. Antinflammatories
    8. Etc
  8. Improve digestion
    1. bitters
    2. Aromatics
    3. Digestives
  9. Support liver functioning, in particular, the detocification pathways
    1. Hepatics
    2.  

Long term Treatment Goals:

  1.