How to make a saline solution at home?

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A good home-made and completely natural way to treat sinusitis is to use a saline solution with sodium bicarbonate, which helps to release more liquid secretions, favoring its elimination, which fights the nasal obstruction common in sinusitis.

However, to guarantee a faster recovery, it is also recommended to rest, eat tibia foods and give preference to foods with anti-inflammatory properties, such as piña, avocado or salmon, for example. See a list of anti-inflammatory foods that you can add to your diet.

Sinusitis is inflammation of the nasal sinuses, which produces a feeling of heaviness in the head, stuffy nose and headache, which can be caused by allergy or viral or bacterial infection. Learn more about the symptoms and types of sinusitis.

Saline solution to uncover the nose

This saline solution with sodium bicarbonate is a homemade recipe to wash and uncover the nose during sinusitis, helping to relieve the symptoms and malaise of nasal and facial congestion.


  • 1 teaspoon of sodium bicarbonate;
  • 2 cups of sea salt;
  • 250 ml of herwed water.

preparation method

To prepare the suero, add the sodium bicarbonate and the marinated salt in 250 ml of herbed water, let it cool down and introduce the solution prepared with the help of a bucket, a jar or a special bowl to wash the nostrils into the nostrils. You must perform 2 to 3 times a day or as many times as necessary.

If it was necessary to save the solution, place the saline solution in a tightly covered glass container. Store in a dry environment at room temperature and never for a period longer than 5 days.

After the nasal wash with bicarbonate and salt, some people may experience discomfort and irritation in the nose, which is why it is recommended in these cases that the next washes are washed only with bicarbonate and water to avoid this discomfort.

Find out other home remedies to uncover the nose and relieve the symptoms of sinusitis in the following video:

How it works

To combat the symptoms of nasal congestion, it is important to adopt measures that help to fluidize the secretions and favor their elimination and, therefore, the use of saline solutions can be effective. Home remedies with bicarbonate can be done easily at home and help eliminate accumulated secretions, promote hydration of the nasal mucosa and help fight the microorganism responsible for congestion, being effective in relieving symptoms.

In addition to bicarbonate, salt can be added to the home remedy, which makes the solution more hypertonic and can increase the frequency of eyelashes barking in the nasal mucosa, making it easier and faster to eliminate secretion, promoting the nasal decongestion.

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