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.

Steam:

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.