Home Remedies for Nasal Congestion

Nasal Congestion: Causes, Tips & Home Remedies

 

Nasal Congestion is one of the common problems that affect everyone in their life. A Nasal Congestion or stuffy nose changes our voice module, and sometimes Nasal Congestion or stuffy nose don’t let us breathe or make breathing tough and harsh. Most people think that a Nasal Congestion or stuffed nose occurs due to the thick mucus in the nose, but it is just a myth because a Nasal Congestion occurs due to the swelling of the lining tissues in the nose. Nasal Congestion or stuffy nose affects men, women, and children equally. Nasal Congestion or stuffy nose needs a few precautions and home remedies to get cured. Nasal Congestion or stuffed nose can be unblocked with certain precautions and home remedies mentioned in the paragraphs below. 

 

 

What is Nasal Congestion?

The problem in breathing is due to the blockage in the nose because of swelling in the lining tissues of the nose. Swelling of these tissues in the nose occurs due to various reasons including cold, fever, infection etc. Nasal Congestion creates thick mucus inside the nose and completely blocks the nasal way of breathing. Nasal Congestion is very common in the cold season, however, blocking of the nose can occur anytime in any season. Consumption of cold drinks, ice cream, and cold foodstuff arouses the blood vessels and leads us to the problem of nasal congestion. Blockage of the nose commonly ends within a week but sometimes it remains long for a long period. 

 

What are the causes of Nasal Congestion?

There are many causes of Nasal Congestion, a few of them are cited below-

  • Cold
  • Viral flu
  • Sinus infection
  • Hay fever 
  • Allergies of different things
  • Runny nose
  • Tobacco and alcohol consumption
  • Smoking habit
  • Stress, anxiety and depression
  • Pregnancy 
  • Asthma and asthmatic problems
  • Thyroid issues 
  • Hormonal changes 
  • Consumption of cold beverages including cold drinks, ice creams etc.

 

Dos and don’ts for Nasal Congestion

  • Compress slightly your nose with a warm compress
  • Clean and clear your nose regularly
  • Keep your nose and mouth covered with a face mask 
  • Avoid being in the pollution and dust
  • Regular Yoga and exercise help to treat Nasal Congestion
  • Take warm water steam
  • Consumption of warm soup help in Nasal Congestion
  • Consumption of cold drinks and beverages increases the problem of Nasal Congestion
  • Drink an adequate amount of water
  • Identify the allergy and avoid the triggers
  • Take a deep breath and release it gradually

 

 

Best food for Nasal Congestion

  • Regular consumption of honey is very helpful for the entire development of the body
  • Yoghurt contains high medicinal and acidic properties; regular consumption of yoghurt helps to cure many diseases.
  • Consumption of hot tomato soup and mushroom soup pacifies the nasal muscles and opens the blockage of the nose.
  • Eat pineapple and all the seasonal fruits to keep your immune system strong.
  • Regularly drink a lemon juice
  • Drink black pepper tea regularly, black pepper is an Indian hot spice, consumption of this soup warms up the body and relaxes the nasal muscle to cure nasal congestion.
  • Drink ginger tea, ginger tea doesn’t let infection survive in the body.
  • Consumption of spicy food warms up the body and increases the blood circulation in the tightened muscles of the nose.
  • Consume garlic regularly with the meal as it boosts the immune system of the body and prevents various problems like nasal congestion.
  • Mint, drink a mint juice, mint contains cooling properties, it clears the windpipe and relaxes the tightening of muscles.

 

Home remedies for Nasal Congestion

Follow the home remedies for Nasal Congestion to free your nose from the blockage-

 

Home remedy for Nasal Congestion

Ingredients: Garlic and water

Step 1: Take around 2 garlic cloves and put them into a cup of water. 

Step 2: Boil the water along with the garlic cloves for 5 to 6 minutes, and then pour it back into a cup.

Instructions: Drink one cup of the mixture at least thrice a day, and follow this home remedy continuously at least for a week. This home remedy for Nasal Congestions is one of the best and most effective home remedies for Nasal Congestions. 

 

Home remedy for Nasal Congestion

Ingredients: handkerchief and eucalyptus oil

Step 1: Take a handkerchief and add about 2 to 3 drops of eucalyptus oil to it.

Step 2: Sniff the fragrance or aroma of it. 

Instructions: Inhale the aroma of eucalyptus oil multiple times at one time, and follow this remedy 3 to 4 times a day. This home remedy for a stuffy nose is one of the best-tested home remedies for Nasal Congestion, follow this home remedy at least for a week.

 

Home remedy for Nasal Congestion

Ingredients: Carom seed and water

Step 1: Take a bowl of water and add about one tablespoon of carom seed to it.

Step 2: Boil the water till the stream of water starts evaporating. 

Instructions: Inhale the steam of this carom mixed water 3 to 4 times a day. This home remedy for a stuffy nose is one of the most used and tested home remedies for Nasal Congestion.

 

Home remedy for Nasal Congestion

Ingredients: Tomatoes, butter, garlic, black pepper powder, and water

Step 1: Take around 2-3 tomatoes, mash and boil them with a glass of water.

Step 2: Add one tablespoon of butter, one tablespoon of black pepper powder, and one tablespoon of crushed garlic paste to the boiled tomato juice, mix all the ingredients properly. 

Instructions: Consume this hot soup at least 3 times a day till your Nasal Congestion gets clear. This home remedy for a stuffy nose is one of the best effective tested home remedies for Nasal Congestion.

 

Home remedy for Nasal Congestion

Ingredients: Black pepper 

Step 1: Take one tablespoon of black pepper and roast it to get the fume of black pepper.

Step 2: Inhale the fume of the black pepper.

Instructions: Do this aromatherapy for Nasal Congestion two to three times a day. This home remedy for a stuffy nose is one of the best-tested home remedies for Nasal Congestion. 

 

Home remedy for Nasal Congestion

Ingredients: Cloves, cumin seed and water

Step 1: Take around 5 cloves and one tablespoon of cumin seed, and put them in the pan of water.

Step 2: Boil both the ingredients properly to get the aromatic stream. 

Instructions: Inhale the stream of this solution through the nose and exhale it from the mouth. Try this home remedy for a stuffy nose 3 to 4 times a day. This home remedy is one of the best effective home remedies for Nasal Congestion

 

Home remedy for Nasal Congestion

Ingredients: Carom seeds

Step 1: Take 2 to 3 tablespoons of carom seeds and roast them for a while.

Step 2: Crush them to make them coarse and more aromatic.

Instructions: Keep them inside a clean cloth, and inhale them through the nose. This home remedy for a stuffy nose is one of the best home remedies for Nasal Congestion.

 

Home remedy for Nasal Congestion

Ingredients: Basil leaves (Tulsi leaves) and black pepper

Instructions: Drink basil leave tea and black pepper tea regularly instead of drinking normal tea to clear your Nasal Congestion. 

 

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