As the temperature starts to drop most people are plagued by an incessant runny nose. It leaves you searching ferociously for a napkin or tissue, or anything to stop the leakage. Well here are a few tips to help you with deal.
Drinking Gatorade will not only replenish your vital bodily fluids, but it will also keep your nasal passages clear. The electrolytes keep the mucous lining of your nose moist. Gatorade also rehydrates the body.
Adding some garlic to your food will help clear up your runny nose. Garlic has a chemical called allicin in it that makes the mucus less sticky, which allows all of it to come out with one good blow. Allicin has antibacterial and antifungal properties that help the body fight different types of infections.
Vaseline and Cotton Swabs
Soothe a sore nose from too much blowing by applying Vaseline around your nostrils with a cotton swab.
Sources: http://altmedicine.about.com , “Amazing Kitchen Cures” by Joey Green
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