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Home Remedies for Nasal Blockage

Nasal Blockage

Nasal Blockage is also known as Stuffy nose. This occurs when there exists inflammation in the cavity of the nose, which leads to the deposition of the mucous. This situation can be extremely annoying and can further lead to restlessness, insomnia, ear infections, etc.

The symptoms include the following :

  • Flu
  • Cold
  • Allergic reaction
  • Difficulty in breathing

Home Remedies to Treat Nasal Blockage

1. Garlic

Garlic has antimicrobial characteristics. It possesses antifungal, antiviral and antibacterial characteristics to combat respiratory disorders. Boil two garlic cloves in a cup of water. Drink the mixture till the congestion gets cleared off. It is one of the best home remedies for nasal congestion. It provides relief from congestion and stiffness.

2. Apple Cider Vinegar

This is abundant in various nutrients, which are extremely beneficial for maintaining good health and immune system. It helps in thinning the mucous and clearing of the stuffy nose. Mix two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar with one tablespoon of honey in a cup of warm water. Drink this mixture twice or thrice for a few days daily.

3. Eucalyptus Oil

This oil possesses anti-inflammatory and decongestant properties. It is extremely helpful for treating nasal congestion. Put two drops of eucalyptus oil in a fresh handkerchief. Breathe in the fresh aroma. Repeat this for a few numbers of times all throughout the day. You will definitely get relief from the congestion.

4. Inhalation Therapy

This therapy acts as a natural way to clear off the congestion. It aids in lubricating the respiratory tract and is a popular home remedy for nasal congestion. Add one teaspoon of crushed carom seeds to coiling water. Breathe in the steam keeping the head about an arm's length away from the bowl, which you are breathing in.

Remember, Steam inhalation is not recommended for children, pregnant women and individuals suffering from cardiac problems, high blood pressure and nervous disorders.

5. Saline Solution

Use saline solution to treat nasal congestion effectively. It washes away the mucous and other irritants from the nasal passages. Mix one teaspoon of salt in two cups of distilled water. Use a netipot for nasal irrigation. Repeat the procedure once or twice for a few days on a daily basis.

Follow the home remedies and get rid of the congestion and blockages and enjoy a relieved life !!

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