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Amazing remedy for nasal congestion caused by colds or allergies.

Discussion in 'GatorTail Pub' started by G. Gordon Gator, Jan 5, 2018.

  1. deathroll

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    Thanks for sharing. I've seen these things but always considered them weird. The fact that they may in fact quickly get rid of the gunk that I've been very slowly getting rid of for 10 days now, prompted me to buy one; it arrives tomorrow. I figure it'll pay for itself in tissue savings!
     
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  2. lacuna

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    When I clicked my link this morning I found it took me to a different product offering than what I found last night. The previous offering was selling the neti pot along with 100 pre-mixed solutions. The product offering now at the same link does not include the neti pot with the 100 packets.

    Whatever the Amazon packaging gimmick, or which pot you may select from whatever dealer, the neti process is helpful in cleaning the nasal area.
     
  3. G. Gordon Gator

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    See that? Never trust Jeff Bezos. :cool:;):p
     
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  4. Juggernautz

    Juggernautz Don't tread on me! VIP Member

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    Does it help with chest congestion?
     
  5. lacuna

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    No
     
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  6. akaGatorhoops

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    How odd..... my allergies have been AWFUL for two days and I just saw an add about this navage gizmo. I was debating, but this thread has made my decision.... off to target.

    By the way... I was laughing my ass off at the waterboarding comment!!!
     
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  7. Juggernautz

    Juggernautz Don't tread on me! VIP Member

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  8. ElimiGator

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    I use a syringe with salty ass tap water. No amoeba or snot plug can handle that.
     
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  9. Spurffelbow833

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    I've had great success with this as well. Nothing like it to purge pollen and other allergens from your head. It can even help clear up a stubborn ear infection because everything ENT is connected via the eustachian tubes.
     
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  10. G. Gordon Gator

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    You better be careful with that -- the instructions that came with the Neti Pot repeated over and over, "WARNING, do not use regular tap water!" As I wrote in the OP, evidently there is bacteria in tap water that won't affect you from drinking it but can cause an infection if it goes through your nasal passages.
     
  11. G. Gordon Gator

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    @lacuna correctly answered no. It only helps with nasal congestion. According to the online reviews, people with allergies and chronic sinus conditions swear by it. I only used it for a common cold myself, but it killed the congestion IMMEDIATELY.
     
  12. G. Gordon Gator

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    Haha, thanks for reading enough of the book-length OP to see that comment! :D
     
  13. ElimiGator

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    Bacteria yes, but not a damn Amoemba. Was a bad couple days when I flushed with ridiculously salty water. lol... Often enough, a few squirts of saline spray will eliminate a sinus headache. Bad times require the monoject curved tipped syringe with FDA/THFSG approved water.
     
  14. ssplasma

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    Thumbs up for the neti pot. It kept me breathing all night without blowing my brains out with Afrin. Walmart has the neti for $13 with 50 packets.