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Neti Pots

One of the most famous cryas in yoga is Jala Neti, nasal rinsing with salt water. We offer different ceramic nasal jugs.
Neti Pot OM - natural
Neti Pot OM - natural
Neti Pot Mandala - lilac
Neti Pot Mandala - lilac
Neti Pot Mandala - aqua
Neti Pot Mandala - aqua
Neti Pot Mandala - jade
Neti Pot Mandala - jade
Neti Pot Mandala - mango
Neti Pot Mandala - mango
Neti Pot Mandala - creme
Neti Pot Mandala - creme

Nasal rinsing pot - Nasal rinsing clears the airways

Although there are various methods of nasal rinsing, one of the most popular is rinsing with a ceramic or plastic nasal pot. The use of a nasal pot to clear the airways in the nose (jala neti) originated in the Ayurvedic and yoga medical traditions. Nasal rinsing can be an effective method for relieving sinus problems or colds.

How nasal irrigation works

A more biological explanation for how nasal irrigation works has to do with tiny, hair-like structures called cilia that line the inside of the nasal and sinus cavities. These cilia oscillate back and forth to move mucus either to the back of the throat, where it can be swallowed, or into the nose to be blown out. Saline can help increase the speed and improve the coordination of the cilia so they can more effectively remove allergens and other irritants that cause sinus problems.

How do you use the Neti Pot?

There are no official medical guidelines on how to use a nasal irrigation pot. Each neti pot usually comes with a leaflet explaining how you use the neti pot. You may also have someone in your circle of acquaintances who can show you how to use it. Mix about half a teaspoon of salt with clean and pleasantly warm water until the salt has dissolved.

Once you have filled the nasal jug with the salt-water solution, tilt your head over the sink at an angle of about 45 degrees. Place the spout in your upper nostril and gently pour the saline solution into this nostril. Continue to breathe in and out through your mouth normally.

The liquid will flow through your nasal cavity and out the other nostril. It can also run down your throat. In this case, simply spit out the liquid. If you tilt your head down too much, the fluid may flow into your sinus cavity, which can be a little uncomfortable but not dangerous. In this case, lift the head and the solution will flow out again.

Repeat this process on the other side of the nose. Then you can blow your nose. Make sure that you always hold one of the nostrils closed so that the pressure in the head is not too great and no nose bleeds occur.

How often can you use the Neti Pot?

There are certainly some studies about the way of using nasal rinsing pots and their effect on colds or sinus complaints. However, we cannot make any statements about this and are of the opinion that you should try this product yourself and find out to what extent it helps to alleviate your complaints. However, we can tell you from our own experience that nasal rinsing helps to relieve the symptoms described above. Long-term use, especially during the cold season, also has a positive effect on the nasal mucous membranes, as our employees' own experience has shown.

Is the nasal douche safe?

In general, using a nasal rinsing pot to rinse and cleanse the nose is not a problem. However, some people may experience mild side effects, such as nasal irritation and burning. Nose bleeding can also occur, but this is rare. In these cases, you should reduce the amount of salt in the solution and decrease the frequency of Neti-Pot use. Changing the water temperature can also help to reduce the side effects described above.

To avoid infections, you should always use clean or even boiled water. It is also important to take proper care of your nasal rinsing pot. Either wash the jug thoroughly by hand or put it in the dishwasher if it is dishwasher safe. Always dry the jug completely and thoroughly afterwards.