Rain during monsoon season provides relief from the heat, there is greenery everywhere and the atmosphere becomes refreshing. But monsoon season also brings with it many problems. With the rains also come some unwanted insects. This causes problems. One such problem is the problem of nasal congestion. This problem is seen increasing in monsoon. Even breathing is difficult. For this you can consult a doctor and get treatment. But there are some home remedies which can provide relief from blocked nose. So know and adopt these measures.
These are home remedies for blocked nose
1. Steam is one of the oldest and effective methods to open blocked nose. Inhaling steam helps loosen mucus in the nasal airways and can provide immediate relief. You boil water in a bowl. Now cover your head with a towel and bend over the bowl and try to breathe through your nose. If you want, you can also add Vicks to it. Keep doing this for some time. Repeat this process two to three times. This will give you a lot of relief.
2. Cleaning the nose with salt water also provides relief from the problem. You mix a teaspoon of salt in a cup of warm water and use it to gently clear the nasal passages. If you want, you can also use a neti pot for this.
3. Applying warm compress on the face can also provide relief from blocked nose. For this, dip a clean cloth in hot water, squeeze out the excess water and keep it on your nose and forehead for some time.
4. Keep yourself hydrated. Drink hot water. Along with this, you can also consume liquid things like herbal tea, soup. This helps in loosening the mucus. Apart from this, you can also drink ginger tea. It has anti-inflammatory properties that enable the nose to breathe.