Salt nosewash

Required material

1 tsp salt

500 ml lukewarm water

1 pipette or small straw

Application

Dissolve 1 tsp of salt in 500 ml of lukewarm water. Use a small straw or pipette to drip this salt solution into the nose in order to rinse the nasal passages.

This can be repeated several times a day.

Warning

Don’t use this salt solution if you have thyroid problems and/or are allergic to iodine.

Effect

The salt nosewash can have the following effects:

  • Mild disinfectant
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Cleansing
  • Moisturising

Helps against

Sniffles

Synonyms

salt nosewash, nosewash with salt, salt nasal irrigation, salt nasal douche

Exclusion of liability

CSS offers no guarantee for the accuracy and completeness of the information. The information published is no substitute for professional advice from a doctor or pharmacist.

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