Say Goodbye To Medicines And Use These Herbal Treatments
While working in an office or attending classes in college, a dry nose can distract you. Dry nasal passages can make you feel uncomfortable. Dry skin, blurred vision, wheezing, rashes, breathing problems, etc are some of the potential complications of a dry nose.
There are various factors that can lead to a dry nose. Some people suffer from dry nostrils even when they are hydrated. Others get affected occasionally. A dry nose can lead to respiratory problems, such as rhinitis and sinusitis. Whatever the case may be, this article will give you all the information you require to treat dry nose at home with several remedies.
DIY home remedies to cure dry nose
1) DIY infused oil
This remedy is easy to make, natural and extremely effective. Plus it smells great too. To make this DIY infused- oil take few drops of coconut oil, eucalyptus oil, and peppermint oil. Mix them together and apply on the nose border. You can also put some drops of this mix into a handkerchief and dab on the nose. Inhale the fragrance of the oil. It contains nutrients that can remove nasal inflammation and dryness.
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2) Essential oil steam
For this remedy, boil 500 ml of water in a pot. Add few drops of eucalyptus oil along with lemon essential oil. Take a towel and cover your face while keeping the pot of water in front of you. Inhale the steam of hot water. Repeat for 2-3 times a day for a chronic dry nose. This remedy is used since ages by our ancestors. You can even use a water vaporizer instead of a pot and gas. Add the mix of oil in the vaporiser and inhale the steam for few minutes.
3) Aloe vera and almond oil mix
This mix can soothe the dryness quickly and it is easy to make. You can refrigerate for 10 days after making the mix. Mix 2 teaspoon of aloevera gel with 2 teaspoons of almond oil. Apply the mix on the inside of the nose with an earbud. It will lubricate your nose. It can even ease dry sinuses and block nose too. This mix has antibacterial and moisturizing properties.
4) Drink a lot of water
This one might sound simple but it is extremely effective. If the reason for dryness is dehydration then drinking water can treat it. Drink 2 litres of water every day. The human body is made up of 60% water. We need to replenish water in our body. Avoid acidic drinks and sodas as it can dehydrate your body. Drink water based flavoured drinks or juices, if you crave a sweet drink.
5) Mustard oil
This item is readily available in an Indian household. So run up to the kitchen shelf and take some mustard oil when your nose feels dry. Apply few drops over the affected area. It also fights cold and flu as a bonus. It has a strong warming effect. It relieves blockage and helps in clearing the nasal passage. It is also naturally anti-microbial which fights infection.
6) Salt water
Make salt water at home which has effects equal to nasal sprays but without the side effects. Mix some salt with water and pour it into a spray bottle. Blow it out after 10 seconds. Its use can help your nose get rid of thick mucus and debris.
All of these, 6 remedies are tried and tested. They are natural and it has no side-effects. Alongside these remedies, you must keep in mind ways to prevent dry nose. Keep your nose clean at all times.
Several visits outside the home can make your nose come in contact with dust, dirt and pollution. So, every morning while brushing clean your nose. Avoid coming in contact with dust and dirt. Reduce caffeine intake. Cut down on alcohol as it can dehydrate your body. Reduce the intake of any medication which causes nose dryness. Eat a protein rich diet. Use nature’s nectar to cure dry nose.
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