Acute rhinosinusitis comprises a variety of pathological conditions in which inflammation of the nasal mucosa and sinuses occurs.
The most common symptoms are:
Treatment For a simple sinus infection, saline nasal washes should be used to relieve the congestion. If a bacterial infection is detected antibiotics will be prescribed and will be taken for 10-14 days.
Further treatment such as essential oil therapy may be suggested as research indicates that essential oils can:
These effects may help relieve symptoms associated with congestion of sinusitis.