Knowing how to use a neti pot for mild allergies will help you to stop the sneezing, runny nose and sniffles without costly allergy medicines or doctor bills. It looks like a small tea pot. It is used to rinse our your nasal passages. They are inexpensive and can be found at your local drug store.
Use Warm Water and Salt Mixture To Use A Neti Pot
Warm up a cup water and add a 1/2 teaspoon salt. Stir the mixture and fill the neti pot with the warm salt water mixture.
You can also purchase ready made saline solutions from the drug store if you wish to do so. Saline solutions are safe to use inside your nose.
Stand Over The Sink To Use A Neti Pot
Water may spill and many different directions when you are using a neti pot. Once you get the hang of it, you will not spill or splash any water, but until that time you should use the neti pot over the sink, in the bath tub or in the shower.
Using the neti pot in the shower is very easy as long as you fill the neti pot ahead of time and place it in the shower.
Pour The Solution Into One of Your Nostrils
Place the long pointed end of the neti pot gently into your nostril and pour the solution into the nostril while simultaneously allowing the mixture to run out of the other nostril. It may take a moment for you to get the hang of this technique.
Repeat the process pouring the mixture through your other nostril and allowing it to drain out the opposite nostril.
Wash off the neti pot for your next use.
Using a neti pot is an excellent way for allergy sufferers to find relief. If you have seasonal or year long allergies it is important for you to rinse out your nose every day. You will be able to find relief from your mild allergy symptoms such as runny nose, sniffling, and sneezing. It is amazingly effective.
Don’t forget to relieve your allergy symptoms by rinsing every day using a neti pot during the allergy season. Let friends and family know that it is best to use a neti pot for mild allergies.
If your allergies persist contact an allergy doctor. It is best to have a specialist examine you and test you for allergies such as mold, mildew, cat hair, dog hair, pet dander, flowers, grass, trees or food allergies. Your primary physician will most likely not be able to test for all of these allergies.