Sunday, October 10, 2010

Love me some Neti Pot

Ok I know to some people this seems totally weird, but I LOVE my neti pot.  It's so satisfying to flush out all the gunk that accumulates from NYC air.  The neti pot is useful all year long, but I like to think it pushes away some of those colds that start to pop up in the fall.  You can purchase a neti pot usually at any health food store.  Fill it with luke warm water and about a teaspoon of non-iodized sea salt (they also sell special neti pot solutions, but I've never tried them) and let it dissolve.  Here comes the fun part!   Stick the spout in one nostril and tip your head sideways, letting the water run out the opposite side.  It takes some practice (the first few times the water went into my throat), but once you get the hang of it you'll be hooked... maybe!

2 comments:

  1. I just started using a neti pot - I do think it helps but I don't have the full hang of it yet. Still have some dripping down my throat when I do it. ew! :)

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  2. Oh my. Hmmm...Sort of scary, no?

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