Neti is effective at clearing the nasal sinuses during periods of congestion (ie: colds, seasonal allergies, and heavy smoke from wildfires). It is also a useful daily practice, particularly for those who experience seasonal allergies or those who regularly inhale particulate matter.
- 1.5 c. finely ground salt ie: Himalayan
- 3/4 c. baking soda ie: non-aluminum
- 1 tsp. turmeric powder organic
Combine the ingredients well, making sure to work out any baking soda clumps and to thoroughly incorporate the turmeric powder.
Make up this master formula and store it in a glass jar.
To use in your neti pot, add 1/2 tsp. of this mixture to 1 c. warm water (in your neti pot). Rinse one side/nostril per the neti pot instructions. Add another 1/2 tsp. per 1 c. warm water to rinse the other side/nostril.