Salt nosewash

Required material

1 tsp salt

500 ml lukewarm water

1 pipette or small straw

Application

Dissolve 1 tsp of salt in 500 ml of lukewarm water. Use a small straw or pipette to drip this salt solution into the nose in order to rinse the nasal passages.

This can be repeated several times a day.

Warning

Don’t use this salt solution if you have thyroid problems and/or are allergic to iodine.

Effect

The salt nosewash can have the following effects:

  • Mild disinfectant
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Cleansing
  • Moisturising

Helps against

Sniffles

Synonyms

salt nosewash, nosewash with salt, salt nasal irrigation, salt nasal douche

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