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What is a Neti Pot?
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Health Benefits of Using a Neti Pot
As you may have guessed by now, there are many advantages to using a neti pot. You can use it year-round, but it is particularly useful during cold and allergy season. As you know, this is the time of year you breathe in a lot of allergens like pollen and pollution, which can irritate your sinuses
Nasal irrigation gets rid of toxic air-born substances that put stress on your ability to breathe. The neti pot is a wonderful way to clear your sinuses relieve and help you breathe MUCH better.
Here are some reasons why using a neti pot to rinse your sinuses can be useful for you:
- You can relieve stuffiness and congestion from a cold
- It reduces pressure when you have sinus or allergy problems
You will breathe better when your nasal passages are clear
It reduces nasal dryness
Neti pots help to reduce sinus infection and headaches
You have improved sense of smell
It helps with snoring
You will be able to breathe deeper
Using it helps prevent the common cold
It can lessen the seriousness of asthma attacks
Nasal irrigation is effective in treating bad breath
Increase sense of taste
Cuts down on coughing
Who Benefits From Nasal Irrigation?
Those suffering from the flu
Allergy and sinus patients
Anyone subjected to environmental pollution and toxins (firefighters, farmers, etc.,)
People who underwent surgery
How Does Neti Pot Work?
Find a Good Location
Use a Saline Solution
How to Use a Neti Pot
Try to Relax
More Tips to Follow
Don’t use the neti pot right before bed
Try using the shower
Don’t change sides too quickly
Wash your hands thoroughly before using the neti pot
Use the pot regularly during cold and allergy season
Use distilled water whenever possible
Rinse your neti pot after using it
Where to Buy a Neti Pot
Does Neti Pot Work – Conclusion
Using a neti pot is safe, and even doctor-prescribed method of keeping your sinus cavity clear and healthy. Nasal detoxification started as an Ayurvedic practice in ancient India. Although more studies are still being conducted to prove the effectiveness of nasal irrigation, it's still considered as one of the simplest yet most effective alternative treatment in dealing with nasal problems.