Lahore (Web Desk): Stuffy nose not only keeps you irritated but also is the most annoying feeling. So instead of switching to antibiotics and other medication, here are a few home remedies to help you clear your nasal track and relive you from the sniffling.
Take hot water or add few drops of menthol to it. Then cover your head with a towel and then inhale the steam. Covering your head with a towel will ensure that no steam escapes and you can inhale all of that menthol steam.
Sleep with your head in a high position:
To sleep with your head in a high position reduces mucus formation. Any position that brings a kind of stress on the sinus aids mucus formation. It is recommended to sleep with your face up facing the ceiling.
Sniff an onion:
Cut onion in slices and sniff it, will act as a catalyst to secrete a liquid to clean your nose. Do this for 5 minutes and you’re all clear.
Say yes to spicy food:
Eating spicy food, a chemical called Capsaicin found in the spices makes your nose run helping you clear your nasal passage.
Drink lots of hot beverages:
Drink Hot drinks release steam which helps thin the mucus. Hot drinks, particularly tea, coffee and hot chocolate can free you from a stuffy nose and when you cough, it will release the mucus making you feel much better.