Monsoon special: 5 easy tips to cure nasal congestion

By Shruti Saxena | Last Updated: Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 14:12

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

New Delhi: Monsoon season is here and it also brings the various allergies with it which may cause nasal congestion or stuffy nose. Also, this season raises the humidity levels which may again aggravate nasal congestion and lead to uneasy blockage of the nasal passage.

Here are some easy tips to cure a stuffy nose:

-Sipping hot liquids like ginger tea, peppermint tea or soups can help get rid of throat and nose congestion as it loosens mucous membranes, thereby providing relief.

-One can even try for aromatherapy or take a hot steam bath.

-One can also try using a humidifier as it provides a moist atmosphere which can help soothe nasal blockage.

-Saline nasal sprays also helps increase the moisture in your nose thereby thinning the mucus and soothing nasal inflammation.

-While sleeping, try elevating your head by using 2-3 pillows. It will provide some much needed relief.



First Published: Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 14:04

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