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Surfers Sinusitis

April 16, 2016

Bad Breath? How Your Sinuses May Contribute

August 12, 2015

goatBrush your Teeth & Flush your Sinuses

Have you ever been told you have bad breath? It’s not only embarrassing, but frustrating if you can’t discover the...Read More

Iodine in Salt

March 26, 2013


sinus infection

Salt Ponds, Sacred Valley, Peru

Iodine or Not?

Recently we had a customer share...Read More

Neti Pot Water

January 1, 2013

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Relieving Congestion in Infants

March 27, 2012

A Holistic Approach

Many parents wanting to avoid using pharmaceuticals on their infant (or small child) often ask us, ‘What is a safe way to reduce nasal congestion?’ Believe it or not, the process is similar to relieving your own congestion. While you can’t use a neti pot in an infant’s nose simply because it’s too big, you can use a bulb syringe (also called a nasal aspirator) and the same saline solution you make for yourself.

First, create a saline solution by adding...Read More

Surviving Cold & Flu Season without Visiting Your Doctor

January 24, 2012

Holistic Health First

With cold and flu season in full swing, your sinus infection could be hanging around longer than you’d like, causing headaches and low energy levels.  Before heading to your doctor, we suggest trying a few holistic remedies listed below.

Hypertonic Rinse

A hypertonic rinse is a great way to ease inflammation and liquefy mucous.  To create this solution, simply double the amount of salt you are using in your neti pot; 1 heaping teaspoon to 10 oz. of water. For...Read More

Fears of Nasal Rinsing

June 13, 2011

Remember Swimming Pool Nose?

In all the years of selling neti pots, I’ve heard one common theme from people who are resistant to nasal rinsing: the swimming pool! As a child most of us jumped into a swimming pool, pond or lake and got water slammed up our noses. It wasn’t pleasant. It burned and for a moment we were frozen in time with what one friend described as ice-cream-face.

The good news is: rinsing with a neti pot doesn’t feel like that at all!

First of all,...Read More

Nasal Rinse During Allergy Season

June 7, 2011

mikeyNasal Rinsing- Your Best Allergy Season Defense

After 15 years of educating people on the benefits of nasal...Read More

What Causes Your Sinus Headaches?

May 2, 2011

Understanding Sinus Headaches

What causes your sinus congestion or sinus headaches? Each of us is unique and we find that different triggers cause our sinuses to get congested and different solutions help give us sinus relief.  We all agree dealing with sinus congestion or a sinus headache is no fun and can ruin spring and summer activities.

Some sinus basics, there are four sinus cavities groups in our head; they are hollow air spaces with openings into our nose for the exchange of air and mucus. ...Read More

Science Behind Cold Relief?

April 11, 2011

Learn What Your Body Needs for Cold Relief

Science writer Jennifer Ackerman authored a book called Achoo- The Uncommon Life of the Common Cold.  Ackerman reports that the latest scientific research indicates that products such as zinc and Echinacea don’t work to fight sinus congestion, sore throats and any other symptoms that come along with a cold. Hmmm. Wasn’t it just a few years ago the latest science suggested they did? Science...Read More

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