A stuffy and clogged nose is no fun! The inability to breathe freely can be very uncomfortable and leave you restless for days. And, the congestion appears to worsen when you lie down; so, you cannot get a good night’s sleep.
Some of the main causes for congested sinuses include flu, common colds, and allergies. Of course, you can go to the nearest pharmacy and purchase over-the-counter meds; but, the problem with these meds is the fact that they are full of dangerous side effects and dangerous chemicals.
What if we told you that there is actually a method that you can perform in your own home and unclog the sinuses in a matter of minutes? You need not spend money or worsen your health additionally by exposing your body to the chemicals from drugs! This method is well-known in acupressure and a lot of people regularly use it for sinus relief.
Let us check it out.
How to Unclog Your Sinuses with Acupressure
First, as shown on the image below, use the second and third finger to gently apply pressure on the area between the eyebrows. While doing this, make sure you also push the tongue against the roof of the mouth.
Hold the position for 20 seconds. When you loosen the fingers and tongue, you will feel that there is some movement going on in the back of the throat. This is a sign that the accumulated mucus is softening.
Repeat as necessary.
Another Useful Method for Clogged Sinuses
To encourage the movement of clogged mucus, massage the top of the eyebrows using your fingertips. Move from the center towards the outside of the brows. Repeat the massage several times and then lean forward. Rest your head on the elbows. In a couple of seconds, you will feel a change in pressure.
This is when you need to move with the fingertips over the eyebrows once more. Repeat until you feel relieved. When the fluid moves out of the forehead, the tension will reduce and you will feel a significant relief.