Remedy Details for care and relief of Nasal Congestion
Take or instill cayenne pepper for the care and relief of Nasal Congestion
Effectiveness: 4.0Popularity: 78
Why it works: Cayenne pepper thins out mucous, gets rid of stuffy nose and reduces mucus production. Cayenne is a spice with a high concentration of capsaicin, the ingredient which gives the spice its characteristic flavor as well as its healing power. When cayenne enters the system, it triggers the release of liquids to cool or calm the senses, hence a release in the sinuses when cayenne is inserted in the nasal passage. The spice also functions to relieve inflammation and prevent infection.
How it works: Take a small pinch of cayenne pepper powder and snort it up each nostril. You can also mix some cayenne pepper powder with water and apply the solution into nostrils.
You can also consume cayenne directly or mix half-teaspoon of cayenne into a glass of warm water and drink.
The self cure remedy of Take or instill cayenne pepper for the care and relief of Nasal Congestion has an effectiveness score of 4.0 and a popularity score of 78 on the self-cure system.