What Helps Nasal Congestion

Nasal Congestion also known as a Stuffy Nose is characterized by swollen and mucus-filled tissue in or around the nose.


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Natural Remedies That May Help Nasal Congestion

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Menthol

Menthol is obtained from the oil of various Mentha species including peppermint. It is primarily used as a flavoring or olfactory agent, due to its strong minty, cooling odor and taste. Acknowledged in Japan for over 2000 years, Menthol is used medicinally in the treatment of asthma, rhinitis, and topically as a counterirritant.


Effectiveness
80%


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Eucalyptus Oil


Effectiveness
20%


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Butterbur

Butterbur or Petasites hybridus is a perennial, flowering, wetland plant in the Aster or Asteraceae family. Native to Europe, it was named for its large leaves once used to wrap butter in warm summer months. In the Middle Ages, Butterbur was prescribed to plague victims, while in the 17th century, it was administered to ease cough and asthma. Leaves, roots and rhizomes have anti-inflammatory properties and are used in the treatment of migraines, allergic rhinitis, stomach issues and urinary tract infections.


Effectiveness
20%


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Neti Pot

A neti pot is a container designed to rinse & clean the nasal cavity with a saline solution. Often resembling a teapot, the device is primarily used in the treatment of allergies, sinus issues or the common cold.


Effectiveness
20%


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