Neti in the News

I actually heard this piece as it aired this morning on NPR’s morning edition:
Nasal Irrigation Makes Comeback as Cold Remedy
Morning Edition, October 12, 2005
“An age-old technique that may have developed from yoga traditions is turning out to be a simple and effective way to combat the cold. Flushing the nasal passageway with warm salt-water can help prevent colds and bring relief to allergy-sufferers.”
I’ve been doing this for years, and I recently bought a HydroPulse unit, which is a vast improvement over the old neti pot. It’s very much like a WaterPik with a nasal attachment, and it works beautifully. Around my house, we call it by the name given to it by my son, Jai: “The Shnozzelator.”

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