Here are 21 grandma’s remedies against stuffy noses that you can easily try at home.
1. The steam
Steam inhalation is the best remedy for a stuffy nose. For more efficiency, crush 1 tablespoon of carambola seeds in boiling water and inhale the steam at least 2 to 3 times a day. You can also add a few drops of peppermint oil.
Eat cloves of fresh garlic can quickly relieve nasal congestion. You can also prepare a garlic soup by crushing 2-3 cloves of garlic and adding them to a cup of boiling water.
Mix a teaspoon of table salt in a cup of hot water. Pour this solution into the nostrils using a dropper. You will get instant relief from nasal congestion. You can also use a pot of Neti.
4. Cider vinegar
Add 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and a tablespoon of honey in a cup of hot water. Drink this solution.
5. The basil
Chew 3-4 basil leaves before breakfast and before going to bed at night. You can also prepare herbal tea with basil leaves, it will work wonders to cure your stuffy nose.
Drink ginger tea with honey and lemon.
2 teaspoons of pure honey mixed with a glass of warm water every day until you get relief from nasal congestion.
8. Eucalyptus essential oil
Eucalyptus essential oil is one of the most effective remedies for relieving nasal congestion. Pour a few drops of eucalyptus essential oil on a handkerchief or a small piece of cloth and breathe its perfume. You can also pour a few drops on your pillow.
9. The lemon
Mix 2 tablespoons lemon juice and ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper with a little salt. Inhale this mixture for effective relief of nasal congestion.
10. The tomato juice
Drink a glass of hot tomato juice to which you add a tablespoon of chopped garlic, a tablespoon of hot sauce, a tablespoon of lemon juice and a pinch of celery salt. To be tested at least twice a day.
11. Mustard oil
Put 2-3 drops of mustard oil in your nostrils to get a quick relief from the stuffy nose.
Increase your consumption of spicy foods like red peppers, onions, ginger, and garlic. They will facilitate the flow of mucus.
14. Herbal teas
Herbs like chamomile, thyme, peppermint, rosemary leaves are great remedies for treating a stuffy nose. You can prepare herbal teas with these herbs and drink them regularly.
15. Hot compress
This is one of the best home remedies for stuffy noses. Place a warm compress on your nose and you will get instant relief, especially if you suffer from chronic sinusitis.
16. Hot Soups
The hot chicken soup cures cold symptoms effectively. You can also prepare vegetable soups to get a quick cure.
17. The hot shower
Stay in the hot shower until there is sufficient accumulation of hot steam. Inhale the steam and let the mucus drain.
Boil a little vinegar and inhale the steam. You will get instant relief.
Put a teaspoon of black pepper with a tablespoon of honey in a cup. Add boiling water and let steep for about 15 minutes. Stir well and drink this mixture.
20. Drink a lot
Drink plenty of water and fruit juice, this will help to uncompress the stuffy nose and give a lot of relief. For effective results, pour a few drops of oregano oil into the fruit juice.
21. The onion
The last of Grandmother’s 21 remedies against the stuffy nose is certainly not the most glamorous but it will clear your nose. Peel and cut an onion and smell it for 4-5 minutes.