Having a running nose may be as a result of being exposed to allergens. This may make one uncomfortable since they will be forced to have handkerchiefs and a packet of tissues with them. This article will highlight some of the tips on how to stop running nose.
Thinning one’s mucus is a way of helping to get rid of a running nose. One can buy the commercial saline sprays, put in their nostrils and sniff it up. Rather than buying, one can make their saline mixture using salt and water. The salt will clear up the irritants and clear the nasal making the mucus easy to flow after being thinned. One’s head should be tilted backward. Inhaling the salty water will do a deep cleaning on their nasal passage.
Having excess mucus is one of the things that make one have a running nose. Steam is also instrumental when dealing with a runny nose. One can place hot water in a bowl and cover themselves as they inhale the steam from the water in the bowl. One can add essential oils such as eucalyptus oil or menthol oil. One must then blow their nose to get rid of the excess mucus which will have been drained.
Alternatively, one can take a hot shower. This will provide them with an opportunity to inhale the steam as they shower. The steam helps with unclogging the nose and also killing the viruses hence draining one’s sinuses. One should first let the bathroom to steam up before they get in so that they can spend the rest of their showering time inhaling the steam from the shower.
Buy a humidifier
If the running nose makes one nasal passage feel congested as well, being in a place where the air is dry can make the mucus thick hence it will dry in the throat and nose. One should try using the humidifier when they are sleeping so that their sinuses clear out and they wake up without a running nose.
Other natural remedies
Honey and ginger can be used to help get rid of a runny nose. One can make lemon juice and grated ginger then add warm water to it and then add a teaspoon of honey. Ginger has antibacterial and antiviral properties. This mixture should be taken when warm. It will help to get rid of the irritation that comes with a runny nose.