People can use a neti pot
, which is a small container with a spout, for nasal irrigation.
A woman has died after contracting a rare and vicious brain-eating amoeba from using tap water in a Neti Pot
, which eventually turned her brain 'into mush'.
Organically cultivated goldenseal, as well as Oregon grape root (Mahonia spp.) and barberry (Berberis spp.), all contain "berberine," an alkaloid that has potent antimicrobial activity on contact, such as when rinsing with a neti pot
. Systemically, it does not appear as antimicrobial, but it does help dry up excessive secretions.
"Unlike the neti pot
or other squeeze bottles on the market, Nasopure allows users to stand straight up with a natural head and neck position while washing.
Let it cool and put it in a neti pot
, a small spritzer or syringe.
Order a neti pot
or buy a large syringe (remove the needle).
Positive pressure devices actively deliver the solution into the nose, either by gravity (neti pot
), hand-generated pressure (bulb syringe, squeeze bottle).
It's different than the Neti pot
, as it has a suction/vacuum action that seems to gently pull excess mucus out of the sinuses.
Insert a bulb syringe, neti pot
, or squeeze bottle into your upper nostril, with the end pointing outward toward your ear, and spray/ pour the solution.
The Xlear line includes nasal sprays for adults and children as well as a neti pot
For those who would rather not use medications, as suggested by their physician, a more natural remedy that works just as good as medications for stuffed nose is the neti pot
. For those who suffer from nasal irritation caused by dust storms, this method is an effective way to help the nose and nasal cavity.
So they're more likely to suggest drinking water, using a neti pot
and (do we sound like a broken record?) hand-washing.