What is rinse off the nose with salt water?
Rinse with salt water in the nose is a well proven method and has been recommended by doctors since far back in time. Saltwater is rinsed through one nostril and comes out through the other.
Is it uncomfortable to rinse your nose?
No, for the most part, this is a very simple and unpleasant technique to prevent nuisance. After rinsing, it often feels very nice in the nose.
Can anyone wash?
Everyone can rinse unless doctors advise. Following a doctor’s recommendation and with the help of an adult, children can also rinse. In case of suspicion of ongoing ear infections or other ear problems, consult a doctor before performing rinsing.
Why should you rinse your nose?
In a variety of disorders in the kidneys and sinuses, the mucous membrane becomes irritating and inflamed with swelling and accumulation of secretions and slag products. This often causes the nose to get rid of. The rinsing flushes away pollen, excessively bad, scratches, dust and soot particles. The irritation of the nose is subdued and the mucous membranes are moisturized.
When does the rinse work work best?
Nasal rinsing can be used for the majority of diseases that affect the nose and sinuses. Often it is best to start cleaning early before the inconvenience has become too large.
Condition when nasal rinses can be used for relief and as
Supplements to other treatments are:
- Sinusitis, acute as well as chronic
- Allergic nasal symptoms such as pollen, fur animals and dust allergy allergies
- Non-allergic nasal symptoms such as nasal polyps and chronic worsening of the nasal mucosa
- Irritation and blockage after stay in a dusty, smoky, soot or dry environment
- Nasal congestion during pregnancy
- Overuse of swelling nasal spray
- After surgery of nose and sinuses
How often should you rinse?
You can clean how often you want, but it is convenient to separate 1-3 times a day with at least 2 rinse in each nostril for each clean occasion.
Why rinse with salt water and not water without salt?
The mucous membrane of the nose has always a thin layer of salt water with a concentration of 0.9%. This is called physiological saline. If you rinse with water without salt, it does not smell and does not feel comfortable.
Why should you rinse with salt water that is body heat?
In the nose it is approx. 35 degrees C in principle, regardless of the temperature in the environment. Rinsing with body-warmed salt water is the most pleasant.
How do you most easily mix the salt water?
There are special bags of pure salt (Nasaline Salt) where a bag of salt is poured into 250 ml of pure (drinkable) water. You can also stir a teaspoon or common table salt (salt, sodium chloride) in half a liter of body-warmed (drinkable) water.
Can you clean your nose when using a nasal spray?
Yes, the nose can rinse well before spraying. Then the nasal spray reaches a cleaned mucous membrane and becomes more susceptible to the spray.
Where can I find a nasal cleanser?
The pharmacy sells Nasaline Nasaline.
For more information, please visit the product’s website: www nasaline.se >>
The simple, comfortable and safe method to rinse the nose with saltwater at eg. colds, sinusitis, allergic and irritated nose due to stay in a dry, dusty or smoky environment.
BIHÅLEIN FLAMMATION In an English study from 1998, nasal cleansing with saline resulted in significantly improved nasal conditions and quality of life increased in patients with long-term sinusitis.
Taccariello et al (1999) Nasal douching as a valuable adjunct in the management of chronic rhinosinusitis. Rhinology 37: 29-32.
BENEFITS Nasal rinsing is a simple and inexpensive treatment that relieves symptoms from a wide variety of nasal and sinus disorders, reducing the need for medical care and can help reduce antibiotic resistance.
Papsin B, McTavish A (2003) Can Fam Physician Feb; 49: 168-73.
ALLERGIC RESPONSIBILITIES In a study of 211 patients with various inflammatory conditions in the nose including allergic disorders, a group of American researchers found that daily rinsing of the nose with saltwater significantly improved perceived symptoms and found that this treatment has a huge potential for raising the quality of life in a cost-effective way for millions of patients.
Tomooka L et al (2000) Clinical study and literature rewiev or nasal irrigation. The Laryngoscope 110: 1189-1193.
DISPOSAL OF DAMM In a Swedish Work Environment Study, it was found that rinsing of the nose with saline had a positive effect on both experienced symptoms and objective measurement methods of nasal function of industrial workers exposed to wood dust.
Holmström M et al. (1997) Effect of nasal lavage on nasal symptoms and physiology in wood industry workers. Rhinology 35: 108-112.