A collection of safe and effective home remedies and herbal cures from Ayurveda .

Friday, March 7, 2014

Neti kriya

The neti pot -picture released into the public domain by author Madhavi

Neti kriya is also known as nasal irrigation, where the nasal passages are washed with lukewarm salt water .
The technique is tricky and must be learnt from an expert. The ideal temperature and amount of salt in the water varies with each guru. Each person may have to work out the ratio on their own.
Benefits of Jal neti:

  • reduces the symptoms of sinus problems
  • cures nasal congestion
  • reduces the symptoms of most problems associated with nasal passages.
(This kriya is to be learnt from an expert)

(The picture above is a copper neti pot. It is quite difficult to clean )

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