Keeping the nasal passages moist by showering, using a humidifier or vaporizer, breathing in steam from a pot of hot water, using saline sprays and drops, and flushing the nasal passages with salt water using a neti pot ... More »

According to WebMD, there are multiple ways to treat infant nasal congestion, including using saline drops to help thin the mucus, cleaning thick or hardened mucus with a cotton swab and warm water, and placing a humidif... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cold & Flu

As with humans, there are several different causes for dog nasal congestion; understanding the underlying cause is the key to effective treatment. PetMD suggests using a humidifier in the room where the dog spends most o... More »

Nasal irrigation, which involves rinsing the nasal cavity with a salt water or saline solution; pressing a warm, damp towel or gel pack on the sinus area for five to 10 minutes several times daily; and breathing in the s... More »

Everyday Health states that the use of a humidifier, vaporizer or neti pot; utilizing menthol and eucalyptus oil; eating garlic and adjusting sleeping techniques relieve congestion. A doctor should be consulted if these ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cold & Flu

Sore throats can be cured at home through several methods, such as gargling with salt water; using a vaporizer or humidifier; and taking over-the-counter medications and lozenges, according to WebMD. Home treatments for ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cold & Flu

Drinking plenty of clear liquids, inhaling steam or using a humidifier, using a saline spray or salt water rinse, and gargling with warm salt water are effective remedies for the common cold, according to WebMD. Staying ... More »