How to Make Your Own Xylitol Nasal Spray

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Xylitol has created talk in the medical community as an effective way to treat sinus issues. Many xylitol nasal sprays, ranging from £9 to £16, are on the market. But there's no reason to pay that much, because it is easy to create a spray at home with a few simple ingredients. If you begin experiencing nasal issues such as congestion, sinus pressure or pain, use a xylitol nasal spray as a first line of defence.

Skill level:
Moderate

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Things you need

  • Nasal spray bottle
  • Xylitol powder
  • Sea salt
  • Water

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Instructions

    Make the Solution

  1. 1

    Purchase a reusable sinus-spray bottle at a drugstore and sea salt and powdered xylitol at a health food store.

  2. 2

    Mix a cup of warm water with 1 tsp of sea salt and a 1/2 cup of powdered xylitol until salt and xylitol are dissolved.

  3. 3

    Pour the solution into the nasal-spray bottle and store at room temperature.

    Apply the Spray

  1. 1

    Tilt head forward over a sink.

  2. 2

    Hold one nostril closed while placing the nasal spray in the other nostril. Breathe in through the nostril while spraying the solution deep into the nasal cavity.

  3. 3

    Repeat with other nostril. Blow your nose gently and use two to three times a day to prevent infection or other nasal issues from developing.

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