Head congestion is caused due to the blockage of the nasal passage, which happens due to swellings. This congestion can be caused due to an allergies, infection or virus. The symptoms for head congestion are cough, sore throat, headache, earache and difficulty in breathing.
Home Remedies For Head Congestion
Onions are very effective in clearing the main cause of head congestion and that is nasal blockage. Onions can be cut and inhaled holding it to the nostrils, but this may cause irritation to the eyes. So the better way to use the onion effectively is to cut the onions into tiny pieces and put it in a vessel of boiling water. Let the water continue to boil for five minutes. Then, pouring this water in another vessel inhale it. This will clear the clogged nose. For better results one can drink this mixture while it is still hot.
Tomato tea is a good natural way to clear the blockage of the nasal track. Clearing the nasal track will automatically clear the congestion in the head. To prepare tomato tea take one cup tomatoes, cut it to pieces and put it in the water. Add some crushed garlic to it and boil the water for around 5 to 7 minutes. Remove the tea of the fire, add to it 1 tea spoon lime juice and 1 tea spoon hot sauce. Stir it well and drink it warm. Prepare and drink this tea twice a day.
Ginger is a herb that is pungent in flavor. It contains many medicinal and healing properties. Ginger is also anti- inflammatory and anti-bacterial and is very effective in clearing the nasal blockage. At the same time it relieves headache and congestion. Take some water and add to it slices of cut ginger. Let this boil for around 5 minutes and then take it off the fire. Strain this tea and drink it. It helps decongest stuffy nose.
Take a little coconut oil in a tiny vessel and add to it 7-8 drops of eucalyptus or mint essential oil. Mix it well with your finger, and pour a little of this oil on your palm. Slowly and gently rub this oil to your chest area and to the nose. The properties of the essential oil and the coconut oil will help ease out the congestion both in the nasal track and the head. It gives you great relief.
This too has properties that can help ease out the head congestion. Take some fenugreek seeds and put it in a glass of clean water. Put it to boil over the fire, keep it on boil for 3-4 minutes. Strain it and drink it when it is still warm. This will help clear all congestions and bring great relief. Prepare and drink this as many times as possible during the day.
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