8 Natural Home Remedy For Runny Nose

Using Lime Juice:

  • Take a glass of hot water 
  • Add 1/5 of the lime juice with a pinch of salt to it.
  • It will provide you an instant relief.


  • Take fresh ginger
  • Peel it and squeeze it or Chew it with salt, just as long as you eat.
  • Ginger is one of the most effective remedies for runny nose

Salt Solution:

  • Put 1/2 tsp. of table salt in 8 oz. of warm water. 
  • Take the solution into an eyedropper, and insert the solution into one nostril at a time with your head tilted back. 
  • Breathe the solution into the nostril. 
  • When finished, blow your nose to remove excess mucus and solution. 
  • Repeat few times for better relief.

Honey With Lime Juice:

  • Take half glass of hot water.
  • Add 2 tbsp of honey and 1tsp of lime juice. 

Black Pepper

  • Something as simple as pepper can be the solution to sneezing and a runny nose. 
  • Mix one-half tablespoon of pepper powder with lukewarm water. 
  • Drink it two to three times each day. 
  • Gargling with warm water mixed with pepper also helps get rid of cold viruses and germs. 

Using Mustard Oil:

  • Take some mustard oil.
  • Add same amount of lime juice in it and a pinch of salt. 
  • Now heat the solution for sometime.
  • When its hot drink 2 tspns of it quickly.

  • The oil spluttering is natural when getting heated.
  • Drink only 2 tspns a day.


  • Crush four to five garlic cloves to make a fine paste. 
  • Inhale its strong fragrance. 

Steam Method:

  • This is a method that would give you 100% relief with no side effects at all.
  • Heat some water or Take boiled water in a large sized bowl or mug.
  • Put some Eucalyptus, or vicks vapourub or Tiger balm.
  • Now cover the bowl with a thick towel in such a way you and the bowl are alone inside the towel.
  • Inhale the vapour that comes from the steamed water well.
Note:Consult a Doctor if runny nose condition stays for more than 2 days. 

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