Looking for a remedy for blocked nose and congestion?

You are at the right place!

The change of seasons often brings with it the not-so-welcome companions – a blocked nose and congestion. Whether it is due to allergies, a common cold, or other factors, the discomfort they cause can be quite a nuisance. It can quickly turn a good day into a miserable one. 


 But before you reach for over-the-counter remedies, why not explore a simple and effective Ayurvedic solution that can help you breathe easy in just a few minutes? 


There are a lot of remedies for blocked noses and congestion in Ayurveda. Most of them are very effective.  


In this blog, I will share an easy Ayurvedic remedy that will be suitable for everyone who has blocked nose and chest congestion. 




Organic black sesame oil – 1 tablespoon 

Green camphor – a pinch 

Himalayan pink salt – a pinch 


Method of preparation:  


Take 1 tablespoon of organic black sesame oil and mix it up with a pinch of green camphor and a pinch of Himalayan pink salt, then slightly warm it up. 


Apply this over the chest, nose, and neck area, and leave it there for a few minutes. Along with that apply steam.  


Your blocked nose and congestion will be gone within minutes.



The three ingredients of the recipe – organic black sesame oil, green camphor and Himalayan pink salt have great healing properties. 


  • Sesame seeds are rich in antioxidants and have anti-inflammatory properties. Organic black sesame oil also has a warming effect on the body, thus helping to reduce cold-related symptoms.  


  • Camphor acts as a decongestant and cough suppressant. 


  • Himalayan Pink salt helps prevent dehydration and loosen mucous.  


With just a few natural ingredients and a little self-care, you can open up your airways and start breathing easy again. So, give this Ayurvedic remedy a try the next time congestion comes knocking and experience the soothing relief it can provide.  

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