Air filled pouches in the bones of the face that are filled with light mucus and air are Sinuses. There are small opening in bones which allow air to flow in the sinuses, but the air won't flow properly to the sinuses if any one of the opening is blocked that causes the sinuses inflamed, and this is usually the cause of sinusitis. Sinusitis is an inflammation and blockage of the nasal sinuses.

Symptoms that is common to this allergy, headache, toothache, fever and cough facial pain, earache, nose block and difficulty in breathing, lost of taste and smell, postnasal drip, excessive sneezing and feeling cold.

Chronic sinusitis last long and is very common form of chronic disease. Acute sinusitis causes the flow of mucus from sinuses to nose very difficult, that's what symptoms related to acute sinusitis tell, like is thick greenish yellow discharge and nasal congestion. However, on the other part chronic sinusitis symptoms can be mild as dry cough, postnasal drip and bad breath.

People who are chain smoker and have some respiratory allergies are very likely to get sinus problems. However, the most influential factor for sinusitis is common cold. Some factors like hay fever, dental infections, and food allergens may play a part important part in sinusitis.

Aromatherapy For Sinusitis

Aromatherapy is natural and painless method of fighting sinusitis. The essential oils have immense therapeutic benefits that are invaluable for the cure of sinus.

The essential oils, which are useful, are Pine, Bergamot, Marjoram, Lavender, Eucalyptus, Tea Tree, Cedarwood, Thyme, Sandalwood, Ginger, Rosemary and Peppermint. However, Pine needle oil is very good for treating sinusitis.

Inhalation is very useful method, you can do is drop some essential oil in a bowl of hot water and inhale, one thing to taken care if you are asthmatic don't use this method. Other way out is mix the essential oil with some carrier oil and massage around forehead and temple. After practicing these methods, person who is suffering will be able to combat infections, nasal passages will be clear, reduction in congestion and obviously pain will be less. However, if the problem is frequent or it is a chronic sinusitis, immediately consult a physician.