How To: Use a neti pot

Use a neti pot

Use a neti pot daily to prevent sinus infections and promote easy breathing. Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to use a neti pot.

You Will Need

* A neti pot

Step 1. Purchase a neti pot
Step 2. Prepare a saline solution
Step 3. Insert spout into nostril
Step 4. Pour solution through nasal passage
Step 5. Exhale through both nostrils
Step 6. Refill and repeat

Tip: Extremely hot or cold water and iodized salt can cause irritation and discomfort.

Fact: Neti pots have been used in India as part of ayurveda and yoga traditions for thousands of years.

Warning: If you suffer from chronic nose bleeds, nasal polyps, or a deviated septum, talk to a health care provider to make sure using a neti pot won't make your condition worse.

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