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7 home remedies for blocked nose you MUST try!

Congested nose is such a pain! Try these home remedies and breathe easy.

Written by Bhavyajyoti Chilukoti | Published : August 17, 2015 4:45 PM IST

Blocked Nose Home Remedies

Whatever be the cause of nasal congestion, there's no better bet than your grandma's remedies. So along with healthy diet and sufficient rest, try these effective home remedies to ease your blocked nose.

Eucalyptus Oil

Eucalyptus oil: If you don't have time for taking steam, then this remedy is for you. All you need to do is put few drops of eucalyptus oil on your handkerchief and sniff it. Eucalyptus is known to ease congestion and provide relief.


Lemon juice and honey: Another age-old remedy to clear the pores and loosen up the mucus is lemon and honey. Drink this every morning for 3 days to get rid of a stuffy nose. To a spoonful of lemon juice add few drops of honey, mix and drink.

Tamarind And Pepper

Tamarind and pepper: For cold and blocked nose, tamarind and pepper rasam is considered to be a miracle remedy as it clears nasal blockage. To 250 ml water, add 50 mg diluted tamarind pulp, half a teaspoon of pepper powder and boil. Drink this thrice a day. Also Read - Bengaluru Family Donate Organs Of Deceased Son, Saving 6 Lives

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar: Add 2 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar and half a spoonful of honey to a glass of warm water. Mix and drink this solution early in the morning as it clears up the mucus and aids in relieving nasal congestion.