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Nasal congestion Treatments

Alternative Treatments for Nasal congestion

Alternative treatments, home remedies, other other complementary therapies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Nasal congestion in various sources may include:

  • Nasal wash or irrigation (e.g. Neti pot)
  • Chicken soup
  • Hot chile peppers
  • Rest
  • Liquids
  • Yogurt
  • Chamomile tea
  • Soak feet in a mustard powder bath
  • Gargle with warm water containing dash hot sauce
  • Echinacea and warm water gargle
  • Hot and sour soup
  • Horseradish
  • Ginger
  • Ginger tea
  • Wasabi broth
  • Horseradish broth
  • Red pepper flake broth
  • Mustard foot bath
  • Wet socks to bed
  • Mustard paste on chest for 15 minutes
  • Acupressure
  • Inhale ginger and eucalyptus leaf steam
  • Fennel seed powder with raw sugar
  • Cinnamon and honey
  • Sitopaladi and maha sudarshan churna, equal parts
  • Avoid dairy products
  • Mild exercise
  • Breathing exercise
  • Triphala tea or supplement
  • Ginger, cinnamon and cardamom tea
  • Ginger, cinnamon and lemongrass tea
  • Belladonna homeopathic remedy
  • Ferrum phosphoricum homeopathic remedy
  • Allium cepa homeopathic remedy
  • Kali bichromicum homeopathic remedy
  • Nux vomica homeopathic remedy
  • Pulsatilla homeopathic remedy
  • Arsenicum album homeopathic remedy
  • Mercurius homeopathic remedy
  • Aconite homeopathic remedy
  • Inhale warm rice vinegar
  • Garlic milk
  • Chinese folk remedies Radish and green onion
  • Green tea with mung beans
  • Chinese patent herbs
  • Drink cayenne red pepper in water every morning until congestion eases
  • Fenugreek tea
  • Drink water with mullein tincture
  • Avoid medicated nasal sprays
  • Saline nasal spray
  • Steamy shower
  • Rest with head elevated
  • Stop smoking
  • Avoid alcohol
  • Warm washcloth compress
  • Very spicy foods
  • Humidify the environment
  • Inhale VapoRub steam
  • Fluids
  • Facial massage
  • Avoid antihistamines
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin A
  • Zinc
  • Echinacea
  • Goldenseal
  • Maitake mushroom (beta-glucans)
  • Reishi mushroom (beta-glucans)
  • Shiitake mushroom (beta-glucans)
  • Garlic
  • Husteel (homeopathic additive)
  • Thymus extract
  • Drink lemon juice, honey, fresh ginger and a pinch of red pepper in hot water every morning
  • Petroleum jelly for chapped nose

Treatments for Causes of Nasal congestion

Review the treatment information pages for various causes of Nasal congestion:

More causes: not all possible causes for Nasal congestion are listed above; for a full list refer to causes of Nasal congestion.

Treatment Notes

Only your doctor can advise whether any of these treatments are appropriate for your specific medical situation. Always discuss all treatment options with your doctor before making a decision, including whether to start or discontinue any treatment plan.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Nasal congestion:

The following list of conditions have 'Nasal congestion' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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