Natural Therapy: How To Sleep With A Stuffy Nose

Caught the cold or flu and struggling with a stuffy nose? I’m here to teach you how to sleep with a stuffy nose. Well, better said to decongest your stuffy nose before and during sleep using Vicks Vaporub. Since a simple chest rub with Vicks isn’t enough to decongest your nose, you should try the following “get rid of stuffy nose therapy”.

Let’s assume it’s bedtime and you’ve got a cold, and all you want to do is lay down and sleep but you can’t breathe. But did you know is it possible to get some sleep with a stuffy nose?

Before Going To Bed Vicks Therapy

  • Fill a large pot with water and add 2 teaspoons of Vicks VapoRub.
  • Bring the water to a boil over high heat on the stove. When the water boils it will produce steam that carries the Vicks VapoRub into the air.
  • Allow the steam to fill the room.
  • Or place the pot on a heating pad, cover your head with a towel and inhale the steam for 5 minutes or so.

During Sleep Vicks Therapy

  • Before going to sleep, take the scentsy warmer and add 1 teaspoon of Vicks Vaporub and 1 teaspoon of water instead of essential oils. Let it spread the Vicks steam throughout the room while you’re asleep. This way you will be able to sleep better with a stuffy nose. With a bit of luck your nose won’t be stuffy anymore the next day.

If Vicks won’t do the work, prepare your own Saline Spray:

You Need: 8 ounces of water, ½ teaspoon of salt, a dropper bottle

How To Prepare and Use:

1. Boil 8 ounces of water.
2. Remove from the stove and allow it to cool for some time.
3. Add half a teaspoon of salt to the lukewarm water.
4. Once the solution cools down completely, transfer it to a spray or dropper bottle.
5. Spray into one of your nostrils and allow the water to drip out of the other nostril.
6. Repeat for the second nostril.

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