Home Remedies to Help a Dry Nose

Dry nose is not any type of disease, as dry nose occurs with the change in season and results in extreme discomfort in the nostrils, which if not treated at the right time may result in other potential health disorders. Dry nose may also lead to irritating headache or dry lips, which adds to the overall inconvenience already faced by the individual. Painful dryness of the nose is basically noticed in winter season, but it can also be faced by people in summer season, as this totally depends on how an individual’s immunity system reacts to a change in the season.

There are number of home remedies for dry nose, which can help you get rid of your dry nose in the minimum possible time.

Home Remedies to Help a Dry Nose

Home Remedies to Help a Dry Nose

Humidifiers: Dry weather may make your nose drier or it may block your nose, so you need to be in humid temperature, which helps in ridding dryness of the atmosphere. In case you do not have humidifiers, you can place a big bowl of boiled water in your room to help inject the necessary moisture to the atmosphere, hence solving your problem of dry nose. This is a very effective home remedy to prevent and get rid of dry nose.

Take Steam: This is yet another home remedy that helps you get rid of dryness in your nostrils. Take or inhale some steam to relieve dry nose. For even more rapid action, you could add some drops of mint oil or other medicinal oil in the steam water. This helps in opening the blockage inside your nose making it more comfortable and moist. Repeat this process twice a day for some days; this will lead you to positive results from relief of dry nose.

Glycerin: Glycerin is a product, which works as a natural emollient and helps in protecting you from having dry nose hence making it an effective home remedy for relieving dry nose. Use glycerin in the form of drops, and put 2 to 3 drops daily into the nose until you feel relaxed from dry nose.

Mustard Oil: This oil is greasy in nature and helps in getting rid of dry nose. Pour 2 to 3 drops of mustard oil in your nose and try to inhale it slowly to let it move inside the nose. Repeat this home remedy for one week before sleeping and you will get effective results from getting rid of dry nose.

Drink plenty of water: This is one of best natural home remedy for dry nose. This is not only effective for dry nose but also for dry skin as well. This is one of best moisturizer, which works, in both dry and cold weather. Drink at least 3 to 4 liters water daily so that your body gets enough hydration and prevents dry nose.

Use Natural Oil: Natural oil is an easy solution that will help you treat your dry nose. Many natural oils are available in the market and you can use anyone of it, as per what suits you the most. Almond oil is one of best natural oil. Mix almond oil with aloe vera gel and rub this paste on your nose, and wash it off after 10 minutes with warm water. You will see effective results in 5 to 7 days. Instead of almond oil, you may also use coconut oil.

Sauna: Sauna or steam bath is helpful in a lot of ways, especially in the winter season. This home remedy of sauna bath keeps you relaxed aso. It does not only allow you to get rid of dry nose, but at the same time, it also relaxes your muscles keeping you active. In the sauna room, you can put some medicinal natural oils, the aroma of which shall keep you refreshed, and this boosts your blood circulation keeping you healthy.

Salt-Water Spray: This remedy is one of simplest home remedy and its effective results will surprise you. Mix one pinch of salt in the water and spray this mixture into your nose regularly. This remedy greatly helps in eliminating dryness in very little time.

Sesame Oil: Sesame oil is mostly used in daily diet and is also a helpful remedy for curing dry nose in winter season. When you feel uncomfortable, just apply some drops of sesame oil onto your nose and rub it for 2 to 3 minutes and you will get effective results within 2 to 3 days.

Keep Your Nose Clean: Nose is an organ, which is in direct contact with external environment and pollution like dust, toxic gases and bacteria. If you want to be healthy while preventing your nose from dryness and other related diseases, make sure to clean your nose twice a day. This is one of simple and easiest home remedies for keeping your nose healthy and clean.

Home remedies are the best way to get rid of different kind of health issues. However, if with repeated application of home remedies you find no relief from your medical issues, then make it a point to consult your doctor ASAP. Sometimes we fail to understand the seriousness of an issue, which leads to worsening of that problem.

Pramod Kerkar, M.D., FFARCSI, DA
Pramod Kerkar, M.D., FFARCSI, DA
Written, Edited or Reviewed By: Pramod Kerkar, M.D., FFARCSI, DA Pain Assist Inc. This article does not provide medical advice. See disclaimer
Last Modified On:December 7, 2017

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