stuffy Nose

The problem of stuffy nose is also known as “Nasal Congestion”. An individual should not ignore the problem of stuffy nose. Stuffy nose might result in the problem of sinus, nasal blockage and so on.

Common causes of stuffy nose include viruses, allergic reactions, swollen nasal membrane and so on. Stuffy nose can result in a lot of discomfort to an individual. An individual can use simple home remedies to treat the problem of stuffy nose.

10 Home Remedies For Stuffy Nose

Basil

basil leaves

Chewing basil leaves (3 – 4) in the morning before breakfast and in the night before going to bed can provide relief from the problem of stuffy nose. An individual can consume a tea prepared with the use of basil leaves and water in order to obtain better results.

Consume Soup

Soups

Intake of hot soups can also cure the problem of stuffy nose. Consumption of hot mixed vegetable soup, chicken soup, lentil soup and so on 2 to 3 times in a day can help in the treatment of stuffy nose.

Inhale Aroma

Inhaling the aroma of eucalyptus oil can clear the nasal blockage resulting from the problem of stuffy nose.Another option is to inhale the aroma of peppermint oil. This remedy can be used by putting a few drops of peppermint oil on a handkerchief.

Inhale Aroma

Consume Herbal Tea

Consumption of a tea prepared with the use of different herbs such as chamomile, peppermint and blackberry can provide relief from the problem of stuffy nose. Consumption of a tea prepared with the use of ginger and rosemary leaves can cure the problem of stuffy nose.

Herbal Tea

Honey

Consumption of honey (2 teaspoons) on a regular basis can treat the problem of stuffy nose. An individual can consume a glass of warm water containing honey (2 – 3 teaspoons) to obtain better results. Honey can be also taken with milk to treat the problem of stuffy nose.

honey

Apple Cider Vinegar

Consumption of apple cider vinegar (2 teaspoons) mixed in a glass of warm water can cure the problem of stuffy nose. This mixture should be consumed atleast 3 to 4 times in a day to obtain effective results. Further, it is important to note that the consumption of apple cider vinegar can prevent the problem of sinus.

Apple Cider Vinegar

Ginger

Consumption of fresh grated ginger (1 teaspoon) with a glass of warm water can provide relief from the problem of stuffy nose. An individual can consume a tea prepared with a mix of ginger, lemon juice and honey to obtain effective results.

ginger

Mustard Oil

Putting mustard oil into the nostrils can help in clearing the nasal passage. It is advisable for an individual to consume food items prepared useing mustard oil to treat the problem of stuffy nose.

Mustard Oil

Eucalyptus Oil

An individual can take a bath with water containing eucalyptus oil (8 – 10 drops) to cure the problem of stuffy nose. Inhaling the aroma of eucalyptus oil can also provide effective results.

Eucalyptus Oil

Lemon

An individual can apply a mixture prepared with lemon juice (2 teaspoons), black pepper powder (1/4th teaspoon) and a pinch of salt around the nasal area to treat the symptoms of stuffy nose.

lemon juice