Neti (pronounced NAY-tee) involves various methods for cleansing the nasal passages. One method is to sniff water into the nostrils and spit it out of the mouth, called vuyt-krama (VOOT KRAY-mah)—but please don't drown yourself! The water should be neither hot nor cold. You can also buy neti bottles; you use these to pour water into one nostril, which will then come out the other nostril. We prefer to simply blow our noses when necessary and suggest this might be the best course for you, too. Neti is good for relieving nasal congestion or even putting the brakes on an allergy attack.
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