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10 Effective Remedies for a Stuffy Nose

1. Steam

Inhaling steam is the best remedy for a stuffy nose. For more effectiveness, crush 1 tablespoon of carom seeds in boiling water and inhale the steam at least 2-3 times a day. You can also add a few drops of peppermint oil.

2. Garlic

Eating fresh garlic cloves can relieve nasal congestion quickly. You can also make garlic soup by crushing 2-3 cloves of garlic and adding them to a cup of boiling water.

3. salt

Mix a teaspoon of table salt in a cup of hot water. Pour this solution into the nostrils using a dropper. You will get instant relief from nasal congestion. You can also use a Neti pot.

4. Apple cider vinegar

Add 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and a tablespoon of honey to a cup of hot water. Drink this solution.

5. Basil

Chew 3-4 basil leaves before breakfast and before going to bed at night. You can also prepare an herbal tea with basil leaves, it will do wonders to treat your stuffy nose.

6. Ginger

Consume ginger tea with the addition of honey and lemon.

7. Honey

2 teaspoons of pure honey mixed with a glass of lukewarm water everyday until you get relief from nasal congestion.

8. Eucalyptus essential oil

Eucalyptus essential oil is one of the most effective remedies for relieving nasal congestion. Pour a few drops of eucalyptus essential oil on a handkerchief or on a small piece of cloth and breathe in its scent. You can also pour a few drops on your pillow.

9. Lemon

Mix 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper with a little salt. Inhale this mixture for effective relief from nasal congestion.

10. Tomato juice

Drink a glass of hot tomato juice to which you will add a tablespoon of chopped garlic, a tablespoon of hot sauce, a tablespoon of lemon juice and a pinch of celery salt. To taste at least twice a day.

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