Sinus catarrh, sinusitis, nasal congestion
Acute and chronic catarrh of the nose and maxillary sinus; sinusitis; polyp formation in children; lack or loss of olfaction and taste.
Mode of action
Arsenicum album: During acute sinusitis, symptoms are relieved by cold; in chronic conditions, pains are burning in quality and are ameliorated by heat; right-sided coryza; watery, acrid nasal discharge which obstructs the nose.
Calcium carbonicum Hahnemanni: Mucosal swellings; nasal polypi which are non-hemorrhagic, and composed of mucus; cervical adenopathy; chronic nasal obstruction.
Cinnabaris: Catarrh of the maxillary sinuses.
Kalium bichromicum: Pain, heaviness at the root of the nose; sinus headache; acute and chronic sinusitis; nasal discharge or post-nasal discharge is thick, purulent, yellow, and stringy; strong nasal quality of the voice, nasal polyps.
Mercurius solubilis Hahnemanni: Inflammation of the mucosa, with a tendency to suppuration; yellow-green, irritating, corrosive, foulsmelling discharges. General aggravation at night and from both heat and cold; night sweats.
Pulsatilla: Hay fever, coryza, sneezing; bland greenish nasal discharge; chronic nasal obstruction; symptoms are generally worse in a warm room, better from open air, involvement of the frontal and right maxillary sinus.
Sepia: Rhinitis; sinusitis with nauseating, yellow post-nasal discharge.
Sulfur: Sinusitis with chronic, purulent nasal discharge; hay fever; nasal polyps; great sensitivity to odours.