Mint and Rosemary Sinus Steam

This steam is a quick solution for those poor nasal passages suffering from seasonal allergies and sinus congestion, as well as an effective treatment for headaches. Steam opens the sinus cavities—allowing the natural antibacterial properties of mint and rosemary to relieve congestion and inflammation in all areas of the ears, nose and throat.

Super easy

Mint and Rosemary Sinus Steam


For 1 Batch(es)


  • 10 sprigs of mint and rosemary, stems intact
  • A few drops of essential oil, such as eucalyptus, peppermint or tea tree oil (optional)

Mint and Rosemary Sinus Steam Directions

  1. Fill a large pot with water and bring to a steady boil. Toss in the sprigs and let them boil for a minute or two.
  2. Reduce the temperature to simmer, add the essential oil (if using), drape a towel over your head, close your eyes and position your face over the pot. Inhale deeply a few times, take a break for a few moments if needed, then repeat. This steam will also make your house smell heavenly!

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