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Health Tip: Using a Neti Pot

Suggestions for rinsing your sinuses

(HealthDay News) -- A Neti pot can help clean clogged sinuses and offer relief from nasal congestion.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration offers these guidelines for proper use:

  • Always wash and dry your hands before using.
  • Make sure the Neti pot is thoroughly cleaned and dried before use.
  • Use clean water (distilled, filtered or boiled) to create the saline rinse solution.
  • Always follow the pot's instructions.

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