Neddy Pot 

Neddy Pot - History

The Sanskrit term Jala neti refers to an ancient yogic cleansing technique, meaning literally "water cleansing," where the practitioner rinses out the nasal cavity with water (typically mixed with salt to form a saline solution for comfort) using a neddy pot. The irrigation-specific elements of Jala neti are starting to be recognized by Western medicine under the term nasal irrigation to treat a variety of conditions.

Jala neti, though relatively less known in Western culture, is a common practice in parts of India and other areas in South East Asia. Neddy pots are used as routinely as
brushing one's teeth using a toothbrush. It is performed daily, usually as the first thing in the morning with other cleansing practices. It may also be performed at the end of the day if one works or lives in a dusty or polluted environment. When dealing with problems of congestion it can be performed up to four times a day.

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Nasal Irrigation System 

Nasal irrigation is a personal hygiene practice which involves flooding the nasal cavity with warm saline solution. The goal of nasal irrigation is to clear out excess mucus and particulates and moisturize the nasal cavity. A neddy pot is the preferred product used for  nasal irrigation.

The saline solution irrigation and nasal flush promotes good nasal health. Neddy pots used by patients with chronic sinusitis including symptoms of facial pain, headache,
halitosis, cough, anterior rhinorrhea (watery discharge), and one study has even reported that nasal irrigation was “just as effective at treating these symptoms as the drug therapies.” In other studies, “daily hypertonic saline nasal irrigation improves sinus-related quality of life, decreases symptoms, and decreases medication use in patients with frequent 

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sinusitis and irrigation is recommended as an “effective adjunctive treatment of chronic sinonasal symptoms.”

Neddy Pot nasal irrigation is reputed to help prevent colds and otherwise promote good nasal health by cleaning out the nasal passages and helps alleviate stuffiness, dryness, nosebleeds and the symptoms of allergies.

For those who suffer from chronic sinusitis, nasal irrigation is a quick and inexpensive way to promote ciliary function and mucus turnover, decrease edema, and improve drainage through the sinus ostia.

 Nasal Irrigation benefits:

  • Clear out sticky, persistent mucus and help reduce nasal congestion
  • Cleanse and rid the sinus cavities of allergens, irritants, and contaminants
  • Treat empty nose syndrome (a crippled nose caused by over-aggressive turbinate resection)
  • Treat chronic sinusitis
  • Treat allergic rhinitis
  • Prevent common colds and flu
  • Relieve nasal dryness
  • Improve breathing
  • Temporarily reduce symptoms of post nasal drainage
  • Reduce cough caused by post-nasal drip
  • Temporarily reduce symptoms of phantosmia
  • Treat acute bacterial rhinosinusitis