snorting garlic

Over the last couple of months I’ve been battling a chronic sinus infection. On Friday I finally decided to do something about it and consulted with my acupuncturist. In addition to having all sorts of needles poked into my head, legs and arms; she also suggested that I may want to try snorting “garlic broth” up my nose.  Apparently garlic is some sort of natural antibiotic.

So for the past 24 hours,  I’ve been snorting garlic water up my nose. It and now myself smells terrible, but it works. My sinuses are clear. Let’s just hope that I won’t have to continue this treatment in any sort of public setting.

1 Comment

  1. Anonymous October 3, 2006 at 7:31 pm

    So… although the garlic thing is good in theory… you probably would have gotten the same results if you used salt and baking soda, both of which have natural antimicrobial properties and don’t smell nearly as nasty. One cup salt and one tablespoon baking soda. Mix that all together then when you want to use it, use a small scoop of the mixture in some warm water. It was good seeing you at the game. And a damn good game it was too.