Sinus irrigation has been practiced for 1000's of years. The Neti Pot (Neti is Sanskrit for nasal cleansing) and is a basic tool of Ayurvedic hygiene and is used to rinse & clean the nose and sinuses with a saline solution. Colors: blue, white.
How to use
Fill Neti Pot with warm, slightly salted water (¼ teaspoon of fine non-ionized salt). Use only distilled or sterile water. Tap water may . Lean over the sink, tilt head sideways and insert the Neti Pot’s spout into the upper nostril and begin pouring about ½ of the saline solution. The solution will flow through and stream out of the lower nostril. Breathe through your mouth. Repeat by changing nostrils.
It might take a couple of tries before perfecting the art of “jala neti”. Be patient, it will be well worth it.
Care & Maintenance
Wash your Neti pot thoroughly after each use. Use distilled water. If not available sterilize tap water by boiling for 5 minutes. Allow to cool before using. Do not share Neti Pot with others.
Do not use the Neti Pot if:
- Nostrils or sinuses are inflamed
- User suffers from nose bleeds
- Experience pain or soreness