Nasal Washes/Rinses

mucociliaryclearance_mediumBecause we are essentially made of saline, irrigating with anything else is extremely irritating. Salt water, like ocean water, is actually less irritating than fresh water. There is actually evidence that using extra-salty water can help lessen edema and clear out the nose better.

Post-surgical patients often have more success at rinsing out the nasal and sinus passages than patients who have not undergone surgery.

Types of Nasal Rinses

There are many solutions available for nasal rinse and irrigation.

Nose Rinse Devices

There are numerous products available for administering a nose rinse.

Nasal Saline Recipe

This recipe allows you to mix your own saline rinse.

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