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Neti Pot Safety for Ritual Nasal Cleansings

June 26th, 2012 | by Vivian Nelson Melle

Neti pots are a popular and successful treatment for sinus pain. A few stories circulated regarding Naegleria fowleri, a brain-eating amoeba which was reportedly transmitted in two cases through the use of Neti pots. The amoeba was traced to the New Orleans water supply and the two cases were individuals who had used the neti pot. While many are now scared away from this natural treatment option, they shouldn't be. By following the instructions for your neti pot use you can still enjoy the benefits without risking your health and safety. Here is how to safely use your neti pot to avoid or alleviate sinus pain or perform religious nasal cleaning rituals

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