Your sinuses are starting to clog in a terrible way. And it couldn’t be worse timing, just before the holidays! Symptoms of a sinus condition include a runny nose, nasal congestion, headache, neck ache, teary eyes, swollen eyelids—and then some. Yikes! To help alleviate these symptoms, try the following elixir…

You can help clear up sinus congestion with a “brace-yourself” cocktail. In a pot, combine one cup of tomato juice, one teaspoon of finely minced fresh garlic, one-quarter to one-half teaspoon of cayenne pepper (depending on your hot-spice tolerance) and one teaspoon of lemon juice.

Heat the mixture until it’s warm but not too hot to drink. Pour it in a 10-ounce glass, and brace yourself—then drink it! Expect good results quickly.

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