How to Use a Neti Pot to Prepare for Meditation and Clear Allergies

Here’s a tip for healthy living. We all seem to suffer from allergens or congestion at some point. Some of us on a daily basis. A neti pot has long been used in the yoga community as a natural form of therapy for allergies and as a preparation for pranyama – the important breath work of yoga.

Most yoga studios sell neti pots. They are also easy and inexpensive to buy online.

I’d love to hear your experiences. Care to share?



3 thoughts on “How to Use a Neti Pot to Prepare for Meditation and Clear Allergies

  1. I wrote a couple of posts about tackling neti – on my blog, titled neti-quette, if you want to know more about my experiences. Since I wrote them, a FInnish friend has told me it is a very standard remedy for tackling congestion and allergy in Scandinavia. That seems to be the case in the US too? It’s viewed as *very* hippy/alternative/strange here! I really think it would help me except for I seem to have problems from having broken my nose (a long time ago, without realising I had!). I’m currently waiting for an ENT appointment at hospital to check out what’s up with my sense of smell etc. I’m going to ask the consultant what they think of neti!

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