Nasal Congestion
Respiratory Health

Nasal Congestion

Nasal congestion is another term for ”stuffy nose”. It is often a symptom of another health problem, such as sinusitis, allergic rhinitis or a common cold, other times it can be caused by changes in the structure of the nose, such as deviated septum. Nasal congestion is marked by clogged nose or runny nose, sinus pain, mucus accumulation and swollen nasal tissues. There are a lot of different treatments for nasal congestion, depending of the cause of it. There are some natural products that can alliviate and help treat this condition.

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Not an excessively potent reduction of nasal congestion and other rhinitus symptoms, but quite placebo.
Nasal congestion appears to be decreased with supplementation of this herb, and while this is often noted in acute bronchitis (most potently) it also affects other bacterial or viral instances like the cold and acute rhinosinitus.
The decrease in nasal congestion seen within the both studies was remarkably strong relative to placebo, and like a comparator pharmaceutical drug in another study, both with regard to allergic rhinitis; it's unsure if this is applicable to other causes of nasal congestion.