Inhaling steam is one of the most effective natural remedies for cold. By clearing the clogged sinuses, it helps in easing breathing. Moreover, the vapor of the essential oil added to the hot water helps in treating the sinus infection. Essential oils used for preparing homemade steam inhaler are easily available in any food or herbalist’s store. The website vicariouslyvintage.com has shared a homemade steam inhaler recipe made with peppermint, eucalyptus, sage and rosemary essential oils. Add few drops of each of these essential oils to boiling water and inhale the steam through your nose and/or mouth. This is a safe remedy that can provide fast relief from sinus infections and cold.