17 DIY Home Remedies for Sinus Infection

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6. Eucalyptus Oil

This essential oil helps to fight infection and strengthens your respiratory system.


  • Pour a few drops of eucalyptus oil on a clean cloth.
  • Hold it to your face and inhale.
  • Putting eucalyptus oil on your pillow may relieve symptoms overnight and help you sleep.

7. Grapefruit Seed Extract

Grapefruit seed extract has antibiotic properties that help to fight infection.


  • Mix 5 drops of grapefruit seed extract into 6 oz of water.
  • Drink twice daily.
  • Grapefruit seed extract also comes in tablet form.
  • Take a small amount at first to ensure you are not allergic to it.

8. Hot Tomato Juice

Tomato is rich in vitamin A, and it has anti-inflammatory properties. It helps repair the mucus membranes in the sinus cavity.


  • Bring 1 cup of tomato juice to a boil.
  • Add 1 tablespoon chopped garlic, ½ tablespoon hot sauce, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, and a pinch of celery salt.
  • Mix well and boil for 3 minutes.
  • Drink twice daily.

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