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Snoring sucks! Let’s get it straight. If you are the snorer then your snoring affects others sharing the room, be it your spouse, baby or even the dog. It disrupts their sleep causes them to grudge you and in extreme cases, they might have to abandon the room entirely so as to catch some zzz….

top 20 Home Remedies for Snoring

But that’s only 1 half of the story, snoring sucks for you too. It hinders deep sleep for you, causing you drowsiness and feeling of tiredness during the day. It brings with it a feeling of isolation and desperation as you are banished to one room of the house alone at night so as to not disturb the others.

Since you are here, you are either a snorer or are affected by a snorer. In either case, you need a cure. There are numerous devices that are created and marketed for effective relief from snoring. Some of these are cheap, while some others are expensive. You might be tempted to try one of these devices or maybe you are looking for something more at home.

If you are looking for a home remedy for snoring, then you have reached the right place. I have researched far and wide and listed down these 20 highly effective home remedies that can help you cure/reduce the snoring.

Sometimes one remedy might not work for you, don’t lose heart and try out some other remedies. Something is bound to work. And if nothing here helps you with the snoring, then read my section on Snoring relief devices to get some more help.

So let’s look up the home remedies for snoring. Here we go.

Home Remedies for Snoring #1 Peppermint: 

snoring free solutionsPeppermint is right for you if your nasal passage is swollen, or has a buildup of mucus.  Peppermint is a natural anti-inflammatory and soother. Most people enjoy the taste and smell of peppermint, so this is an easy to use remedy. Since peppermint is created by mixing two mints, it is only available in oil form. So grab a bottle of peppermint oil for this remedy.

PRECUATION: Some people have highly sensitive skin, and peppermint oil might cause them rash or burns. To avoid this, do a patch test by applying a drop of diluted peppermint oil onto your forearm and waiting for 24 hrs. If your skin feels normal then proceed ahead.

How to use it: You can use Peppermint oil via 4 different methods. Choose the one most suitable to you. All the methods are almost equally effective.

Method 1: Direct Application

You need:

  • Few drops of peppermint oil

Process:

  • Rub the oil onto lower portion of your nose. From the outside. DO NOT apply the oil inside the nose.
  • This will help you inhale the aroma of peppermint and help soothe your nasal passage.

Method 2: Steam Inhalation

You need:

  • Few drops of Peppermint oil
  • Pot of water
  • Gas stove
  • Towel

Process:

  • Get the pot of water to boil on the gas.
  • Once the water is boiling and starts issuing steam, turn down the gas to simmer
  • Add a few drops of peppermint oil to the water
  • Grab a clean towel and place it over your head.
  • Lean over the pot of water, while maintaining safe distance with the gas stove, use the towel to cover your head and hang lower in front of tour face
  • Inhale the steam through your nose.
  • Do this for 10 min daily before bedtime

Method 3: Gargling

You need:

  • Few drops of Peppermint oil
  • Glass of water

Process:

  • Add 1 -2 drops of oil to the glass of water
  • Gargle thoroughly with this water for 5 min
  • DO NOT drink the water
  • Do this every day before bedtime.

Method 4: Humidifier

You need:

  • Humidifier or a large bowl of water that can be kept in the way of air
  • Few drops of peppermint oil

Process:

  • Add a few drops of peppermint oil to your humidifier and turn it on
  • If using a bowl of water, add a few drops of oil in it and keep it positioned in the way of air, so that the humidity as well as the aroma of the oil gets carried evenly across the room.

Home Remedies for Snoring #2 Olive Oil:

home remedies for snoring in women olive oilThis one is another anti-inflammatory oil. If peppermint doesn’t work for you, you can try out olive oil. Apart from inflammation it also helps sooth soreness.

How to Use it: Olive oil can be used by 2 different methods. Use the one most suitable to you.

Method 1: Have it neat

You need:

  • 3 tbsp. of pure extra virgin olive oil

Process:

  • Before going to bed at night chug the olive oil
  • This will lubricate your throat and help sooth it, allowing for your airways to remain open and prevent snoring.

Method 2: Combine it

You Need:

  • 2 tbsp. of pure extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. honey

Process:

  • Add honey to olive oil and mix well
  • Drink up the concoction, before bedtime

Home Remedies for Snoring #3 Steam:

home remedies for snoring that workIf you are congested due to cold and consequently snoring, then steam is an excellent home remedy for you. You can inhale steam simply or combine it with some essential oils like tea tree or eucalyptus to get more effective results. Even adding a bit of Vicks Vaporub to the steam can be helpful.

How to use it: Steam inhalation can be done in different ways. We have mentioned 2 methods here. If neither suit you, you can also inhale steam, by running hot water in your bathroom.

Method 1:

You need:

  • A pot of water
  • Gas stove
  • Clean Towel
  • Two cotton balls

Process:

  • Keep the pot of water onto the gas
  • Bring it to boil.
  • Once steam starts issuing, decrease the gas temperature to simmer.
  • Get a fresh towel; put it over your head.
  • Stand with your head hanging over the pot, and inhale the steam.
  • Pull over the towel so as to create a sort of sauna for your head to inhale the steam. Breathe through nose.
  • Intermittently wipe your face as you will be sweating.
  • In case you feel discomfort in your eyes due to the heat of the steam, close your eyes and hold two cotton balls dipped in water over your eyes while inhaling steam.

Method 2:

Follow the method same as above, only add a few drops of tea tree oil / eucalyptus oil/ Vicks Vaporub, to the boiling water and then inhale the steam.

Steam inhalation should be done right before bed for maximum relief.

Home Remedies for Snoring #4 Clarified Butter (Ghee):

stop snoring remedies and aids that work Clarified ghee ButterAn ancient Indian product, ghee has been found to have certain medicinal properties. Along with acting as an anti-inflammatory, it also works as an antiseptic agent. It works by helping in opening up of blocked nasal passages, thus helping you sleep better and snore lesser. Do not confuse this with table butter or margarine.

How to use it: Ghee can be used in 3 different ways to help reduce/cure snoring. You can try any method suitable to you.

Method 1: Using plain Ghee

You need

  • 1 tbsp. ghee (clarified butter)
  • A bowl
  • A clean sterilized dropper

Process

  • Warm the ghee slightly
  • Test its temperature by putting a drop on your forearm
  • If bearable put 2-3 drops in each nostril using the dropper. Aim for a lukewarm temperature.
  • Do this every day before bedtime and upon waking

Method 2: Brahmi Ghee

You need:

  • 1 cup ghee
  • 1 bowl
  • 3 tbsp. Brahmi leaves
  • Strainer
  • Sterilized container
  • Sterilized dropper

Process:

  • Heat up the bowl of ghee
  • Add the Brahmi leaves to it
  • Allow it to simmer for 10 min
  • Strain and collect in a sterilized container
  • Once cooled close and store the container.
  • When required bring a tsp. of ghee to lukewarm temperature and using a dropper put 2-3 drops in each nostril. Do this every night before bedtime and every morning upon waking up

Method 3: Combination remedy

You need:

  • 1-2 drop peppermint/ eucalyptus oil
  • A tbsp. of lukewarm ghee
  • A dropper

Method:

  • Add 1 drop of peppermint/eucalyptus oil into the ghee
  • Apply a dab of this ghee onto your forearm. Do not wash the skin and evaluate 24 hrs. later for any rashes, skin irritation. This is essential because you could be allergic to these oils. Or have highly sensitive skin which might react badly to these oils.
  • If your skin is normal as before and no adverse reaction occurs proceed ahead.
  • If you feel any discomfort, however mild discard this ghee. Nasal passage lining is far more sensitive than the skin on your forearm and what might feel like mild irritation on forearm can burn up your nasal passage terribly. So discard this ghee and revert back to method 1 or method 2.
  • Test for temperature by applying a drop on your wrist
  • When comfortable with temperature put 2-3 drops in each nostril before bedtime and upon waking.

Home Remedies for Snoring #5 Cardamom :

how do i stop snoring home remediesCardamom is a natural decongestant as well as an expectorant. This will help loosen up your congestion and expectorate it faster, thus enabling you to breathe easier and reduce your snoring.

You Need:

  • ½ tsp. of cardamom powder
  • Glass of warm water

Process:

  • Add cardamom to water.
  • Stir well. Drink it 30 min before going to bed.
  • Do this daily for long term relief.

Home Remedies for Snoring #6 Turmeric :

Turmeric is a spice used heavily in Indian cooking. Turmeric is a powerful antiseptic and antibiotic agent. Additionally it also helps soothe pain and reduce inflammation. This remedy will not only help you reduce your snoring, but also help boost your immunity. So it’s a double whammy remedy.ways to stop snoring home remedy

How to use it: Turmeric has distinct taste and many people are hesitant to use it. To tempt you we have provided 2 different ways to use it. Try either, but rest assured that both are effective and will benefit your health immensely.

Method 1: Drink it plain

You need:

  • 2 tsp. of dried powdered turmeric
  • Glass of lukewarm milk

Process:

  • Add turmeric to milk
  • Stir well and drink this every day before bedtime. Do this daily for long term relief.

Method 2: Combine it

You need:

  • 2 tsp. of dried powdered turmeric
  • Glass of lukewarm milk
  • 1 tsp. crushed cardamom / 1 tsp. honey

Process:

  • Add turmeric to milk
  • Add honey/ cardamom to the milk.
  • Stir well and mix.
  • Drink this every day before bedtime. Do this daily for long term relief.

Home Remedies for Snoring #7 Nettle:

home remedies for snoring at nightThis one is a great remedy if allergy is the cause of your snoring. Quite often people are allergic to things like dust, pollen, pet hair, etc. All of this leads to inflammation of nasal passage, narrowing of airway and consequent snoring. Doctors prescribe antihistamine to combat such allergies. These medicines, inhibit the production of histamines, which are inflammatory substances produced in excess due to the allergic substance. These histamines cause inflammation of your nasal passage and result in snoring. If you would like to try to soothe your allergic reaction with a home remedy then Nettle is your remedy. Nettle leaves act as natural antihistamine, they also have bioflavonoids that help open up the sinuses and stabilize the white blood cells, which produce histamine.

How to Use It: Nettle Tea

You Need

  • 1 tsp. dried nettle leaves
  • Boiling water 1 cup
  • Strainer
  • Empty cup

Method:

  • Add nettle leaves to the boiling cup of water
  • Allow to steep for 5 min
  • Strain it using a strainer into the empty cup
  • Drink the tea before bedtime. Also drink it twice during the day for effective relief.
  • If you do not like the flavor of Nettle, you can add a dash of honey/lemon to it for flavor.

Nettle is diuretic in nature, so be prepared for middle of the night pee trips

Home Remedies for Snoring #8 Garlic:

what to do for snoring home remediesSnoring is caused due to narrowing of the airway, and mucus is one of the leading causes of this narrowing. Sinus blockage can be caused due to excessive mucus and resultant snoring can occur. To solve the excess mucus production, you need to add hot food to your diet. Garlic is one such hot food.

How to use it: Garlic can be used to cure snoring in two different ways. One method is not for the faint hearted. Read on and choose the one most suited to you.

Method 1: Chew it up

You need

  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • A glass of water

Process:

  • Clean and peel the cloves of garlic
  • Eat them raw
  • Finish it up with a glass of water
  • Do this every day before bedtime.

Be prepared for the ‘Garlic breath’

Method 2: Add it to the food

You need:

  • A pod of garlic
  • Food which will pair well with garlic, like bread, pasta, baked dishes etc.

Process:

  • Add garlic in as many dishes as possible. You can add it to bread while baking, or add it as garlic butter. Add some sautéed in your pasta sauce. Use fresh garlic to make some chutney and much more.
  • Since adding in food will reduce the potency of garlic, hence to obtain effective results you will have to add garlic to as many food items as you can.

Home Remedies for Snoring #9 Honey:

how to stop snoring home remediesIts sweet yummy and it can help your snoring too. If all the above remedies made you stick your tongue out then this one is sure to make you smile. Honey is a natural anti-inflammatory and an excellent lubricant, so it can help soothe inflamed nasal passage and lubricate it thus reducing the changes of snoring.

How to use it: Honey is a yummy remedy and you can use it in 2 different ways. We say, you try both methods, since neither is difficult to follow, and both turn out delicious.

Method 1: Keep it Simple

You need:

  • 1 tbsp. of good quality pure honey
  • A glass of lukewarm water

Process:

  • Add honey to the water
  • Stir well to combine
  • Drink this every day before bedtime and upon waking.

This will not only help your snoring, but also aid in maintaining a healthy gut.

Method 2: Create a Combo

You need:

  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • A cup of – nettle tea / Chamomile tea / Cardamom Water / Turmeric Milk

Process:

  • Add the honey into the beverage of your choice.
  • Stir well to combine. Drink
  • Do this every night. This will help you obtain the dual benefit of 2 remedies (honey + drink of your choice) in one go. Thus improving the changes of reducing you snoring problem.

Home Remedies for Snoring #10 Chamomile:

top 10 home remedies for snoringSometimes snoring occurs due to stress as well. Stress causes immense amount of different reactions across the human body, snoring can be one of them for you. If stress if the cause of your snoring, then Chamomile tea is the remedy for you. Not only will it help calm your nerves but its anti-inflammatory properties will help soothe your throat as well.

How to Use It: Chamomile Tea

You need:

  • 1 tbsp. of chamomile flower or 1 chamomile tea bag
  • 1 cup of water
  • Gas stove
  • Strainer

Process:

  • Add the chamomile flower/tea bag to water.
  • Keep to boil on gas.
  • Once boiling, allow to simmer for 15 min.
  • Turn off the gas and allow to cool. When it’s lukewarm, strain and drink the tea.
  • You can add a dash of honey/lemon to the tea for flavor.
  • Drink this tea at least 3 times a day, including once before bedtime.

Home Remedies for Snoring #11 Saline Spray:

how to cure snoring home remediesNasal congestion can be caused due to lots of reasons ranging from cold to allergies and everything in the middle. This congestion along with swelling of nasal passage can lead to snoring. A simple remedy for this congestion is saline spray. There are many commercially available saline sprays. However if you want you can make one at home yourself.

How to Use It:

You need:

  • Salt – ¼ tsp. (table salt has anti-drying agents and this will increase your swelling. So get some Kosher or canning salt)
  • Boiled water -1/2 cup
  • Empty nasal spray bottle or a clean dropper. Clean this thoroughly by boiling or using steam.

Process:

  • Add salt to the water
  • Mix thoroughly until dissolved
  • Store this into the nasal spray bottle or a clean bottle with dropper
  • At bedtime put 2-3 drops of this in each nostril
  • Use for 5 days only, discard leftover water after 5 days. Make fresh saline spray on 6th

Home Remedies for Snoring #12 Sage:

home remedies to stop snoring menThis one is a multipurpose remedy. It helps reduce hypertension, diabetes, inflammation and also works well to combat microbes. So if you are not sure of any other remedies, you ought to give this one a try. It’s quite likely to provide you relief from snoring, by soothing inflamed nasal passage and helping you distress as well.

PRECAUTION: DO NOT use sage if you suffer from any kind of SEIZURE DISRODER.

How to use it: Sage can be used in 2 different ways, to help reduce your snoring. If you are living in cold temperature, you might prefer method 2 over method 1.

Method 1: Steam Inhalation

You need:

  • Handful of sage leaves
  • Pot of water
  • Gas stove
  • Towel

Process

  • Get the pot of water to boil on the gas.
  • Once the water is boiling and starts issuing steam, turn down the gas to simmer
  • Add the sage leaves into the water
  • Grab a clean towel and place it over your head.
  • Lean over the pot of water, while maintaining safe distance with the gas stove, use the towel to cover your head and hang lower in front of tour face
  • Inhale the steam through your nose.
  • Do this for 10 min daily before bedtime
  • For added relief you can add some apple cider vinegar to the water

Method 2: Gargling

You need:

  • Bunch of sage leaves
  • Bowl of water
  • Strainer
  • Glass
  • Gas stove

Process:

  • Add the bunch of sage leaves to the bowl of water
  • Keep this water on gas stove, turn the heat to high until the water starts boiling. Once boiling lower the heat to simmer.
    • Allow to simmer for 10 min. Then put off the heat and allow the water to cool
    • Strain the water with a strainer and collect it in a glass
    • Gargle thoroughly with this water for 5 min
    • Do this every day before bedtime.

Home Remedies for Snoring #13 Thyme:

home remedies for snoring that worksStress getting you down, then it can worsen your snoring too. In some cases, stress is the main culprit of snoring. So if your busy lifetimes, leaves you with little time to unwind then stress might be making your snoring worse. Thyme is an effective remedy for you. It’s a wonderful remedy which apart from a calming effect also helps combat, fungus, microbes and parasites. Thus helping you get relief from infections too.

PRECAUTION:

  • Thyme can affect high blood pressure patient’s adversely so use with caution.
  • DO NOT use Thyme oil for Pregnant Women, breastfeeding women, and kids below 6 years of age.

How to use it: Thyme can be used in 3 different ways depending on what method works best for you. If you have access to a humidifier, try out method 2. If not, you can choose from method 1 or 3.

Method 1: Direct Application

You need:

  • 2 drops of concentrated thyme oil or 4-6 drops of diluted thyme oil.
  • 4-6 drops of olive/coconut oil.

Process:

  • If using diluted oil, move to the next step. If using concentrated oil, mix it with olive/coconut oil evenly. Then proceed to next step
  • Rub the oil on bottom of your feet before going to bed.
  • You can wear cotton socks over your feet so as to prevent your bed sheets from catching the oil.

Method 2: Humidifier

You need:

  • Humidifier or a large bowl of water that can be kept in the way of air
  • Few drops of thyme oil

Process:

  • Add a few drops of thyme oil to your humidifier and turn it on
  • If using a bowl of water, add a few drops of oil in it and keep it positioned in the way of air, so that the humidity as well as the aroma of the oil gets carried evenly across the room.

Method 3: Thyme Tea

You Need

  • 1 tsp. dried thyme leaves
  • Boiling water 1 cup
  • Strainer
  • Empty cup

Method:

  • Add thyme leaves to the boiling cup of water
  • Allow to steep for 5 min
  • Strain it using a strainer into the empty cup
  • Drink the tea before bedtime. Also drink it twice during the day for effective relief.
  • If you do not like the flavor of Thyme, you can add a dash of honey/lemon to it for flavor.

Home Remedies for Snoring #14 Eucalyptus Oil:

stop snoring remedies and aids that workAnother excellent natural anti-inflammatory remedy. This one also helps liquefy the mucus congesting your nasal passages. Peppermint/ Eucalyptus oil, both work in similar fashion. Some people find one to be more effective over other, while for some others both the oils are equally effective. So you can take your pick.

How to use it: 3 ways to use eucalyptus oil. If you are looking for a quick method then try out the 1st method. Both other methods require some time. But all are equally effective.

Method 1: Direct Application

You need:

  • 2 drops of concentrated Eucalyptus oil. Or 4-6 drops of diluted Eucalyptus oil
  • 4-6 drops of Coconut/olive oil

Process:

  • If using concentrated eucalyptus oil, mix it with coconut/ olive oil in ratio of 50:50. If using diluted oil move onto next step
  • Rub the oil onto lower portion of your nose. From the outside. DO NOT apply the oil inside the nose. This will help you inhale the aroma of eucalyptus and help soothe your nasal passage.
  • However apply this with caution, since some people might have highly sensitive skin and the oil might cause them irritation. Prior to applying on nose, do a patch test by applying the oil on your forearm and waiting 24 hours, if no rash or itching develops, you can safely apply this oil into your nose.

Method 2: Steam Inhalation

You need:

  • 2-4 of Eucalyptus oil
  • Pot of water
  • Gas stove
  • Towel

Process:

  • Get the pot of water to boil on the gas.
  • Once the water is boiling and starts issuing steam, turn down the gas to simmer
  • Add a few drops of Eucalyptus oil to the water
  • Grab a clean towel and place it over your head.
  • Lean over the pot of water, while maintaining safe distance with the gas stove, use the towel to cover your head and hang lower in front of tour face
  • Inhale the steam through your nose.
  • Do this for 10 min daily before bedtime

Method 3: Humidifier

You need:

  • Humidifier or a large bowl of water that can be kept in the way of air
  • Few drops of Eucalyptus oil

Process:

  • Add a few drops of Eucalyptus oil to your humidifier and turn it on
  • If using a bowl of water, add a few drops of oil in it and keep it positioned in the way of air, so that the humidity as well as the aroma of the oil gets carried evenly across the room.

Home Remedies for Snoring #15 Mint Leaves:

home remedies for snoring that workPeppermint has been created by combining spearmint and water mint, both are similar in properties. Hence peppermint is only available in form of oil. In case you are unable to get your hands on peppermint oil, or find it too strong for your taste, then mint is perfect solution for you. Mint can be used in form of fresh leaves; it contains high quantity of menthol which helps open up nasal passage soothes inflammation and help drainage of mucus.

How to use it: Mint Tea

You Need

  • A handful of fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup water
  • Gas stove
  • Strainer
  • Empty cup
  • Dash of lemon/honey

Method:

  • Add mint leave to the water and bring it to boil on gas
  • Allow to simmer for 10 min
  • Turn off the gas and allow the tea to cool down
  • When lukewarm strain the tea. Add a dash of honey/lemon to it for flavor, if you wish to.
  • Drink up the lukewarm tea.
  • Drink this tea thrice a day for effective relief.
  • You can chew up the strained mint leaves if you wish to

Home Remedies for Snoring #16 Neti Pot:

neti-pot-how to cure snoring home remediesNeti kriya is the process of cleaning the nasal passage. This is a part of hath yoga and is practiced widely amongst yoga practitioners. Neti can be done in two ways, using water or thread. Both these techniques require some practice and its best to try this under supervision of a certified yoga instructor.

To know more about this read – ‘How to do Neti to reduce Snoring’

Home Remedies for Snoring #17 Goldenseal Herb:

goldenseal how to prevent snoring at nightThis is a Native American herb, used widely in numerous industrial applications from decongestant to feminine hygiene products. Goldenseal has so many widespread applications and uses that it is considered gold amongst herb by many. One of its most potent actions is on the mucus membrane. You can use this herb to help heal, soothe and disinfect your nasal passage and sinuses.

PRECAUTIONS:

  • Use goldenseal only for 1 week at a stretch. If after 7 days you do not find relief from snoring still and then try again after 1 week. Keep gap of at least 7 days between two usages.
  • DO NOT USE goldenseal if you have any of following – High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, and Glaucoma.
  • DO NOT USE Goldenseal for Pregnant or Nursing women.

How to Use it: Make a Tea, do a Gargle or get adventurous with Neti Pot, pick the method that works for you.

Method 1: Goldenseal Tea

You Need

  • 2 tsp. dried goldenseal leaves
  • 1 cup hot water
  • Strainer
  • Empty cup
  • Dash of lemon/honey

Method:

  • Pour hot water over the goldenseal leaves.
  • Cover and allow to sit for 15 min
  • Strain using strainer into the empty cup
  • Add a dash of lemon/honey if you wish to. The tea can be drunk without adding anything as well.
  • Drink it lukewarm.
  • Drink every day before bedtime and twice during the day.

Method 2: Neti with Goldenseal

You need

  • Neti Pot
  • 2 cup distilled water
  • ½ tsp. unionized salt
  • Gas stove
  • Pot to boil water in
  • ½ tsp. goldenseal extract/tincture

Process

  • Pour 2 cup water into the pot and keep on gas, turn on the heat to high and bring to boil.
  • Add salt to the water and turn off the heat.
  • Allow water to cool down to room temperature
  • Add goldenseal extract/tincture to the water
  • Fill it in the Neti Pot and proceed ahead ( Read ‘How to do Neti for Snoring’ for the process of doing Neti)

Method 3: Gargling

You need:

  • 1 tsp. Goldenseal tincture
  • Glass of lukewarm water

Process:

  • Add the goldenseal tincture to water
  • Stir well to mix
  • Gargle thoroughly with this water for 5 min
  • DO NOT drink the water
  • Do this every day before bedtime.

Home Remedies for Snoring #18 Ginger:

ginger how to cure snoring home remediesA very commonly used herb, ginger can be found in almost every kitchen and this might just be the remedy for your snoring. Ginger is anti-inflammatory as well as has anti-bacterial properties. When used along with honey it not only tastes yummy, but helps coat your throat with saliva thereby decreasing the chances of your snoring.

How to Use It: Ginger Tea

You need

  • Ginger root approx. 1 – 2 inch long
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • Mortar and Pestle ( if not available just use a knife)

Process:

  • Thoroughly clean the ginger root and then peel it.
  • If you have a mortar and pestle, crush ginger well in it. If you don’t have mortar and pestle then just chop the ginger into small pieces
  • Add ginger to the cup of water and put on gas to boil
  • Once boiling reduce heat and allow to simmer for 10 min
  • Allow to cool down to lukewarm temperature
  • Strain into an empty cup, Add honey, Stir well and drink
  • Drink at least 3 times a day, including once before bedtime.

Ginger also aids digestion, so it’s a multipurpose remedy.

Home Remedies for Snoring #19 Oil Blend:

how do i stop snoring best home remediesVarious different essential oils have different curing properties. Ranging from anti-bacterial to anti-inflammatory essential oils, can help tackle your snoring problem effectively. In order to create a potent mix which will increase the effectiveness of the essential oils, here’s a blend you can try.

PRECAUTION:

  • DO NOT use any essential oil if you are allergies to it. If there is any known case of allergy from any of the under mentioned oils in your family, do a patch test of that oil on yourself only then add it to the blend.
  • Patch test any oil by applying it in diluted form onto your forearm and observing for 24 hrs. for any allergies reaction.

How to Use It:

You need

  • 130 ml glass/ceramic bottle
  • Myrtle Oil – 2 drops
  • Cary Sage Oil – 2 drops
  • Basil Oil – 2 drops
  • Clove Bud Oil – 5 drops
  • Cinnamon Bark Oil – 5 drops
  • Eucalyptus Oil – 5 drops
  • Rose Oil – 5 drops
  • Lavender Oil – 5 drops
  • Wheat germ oil/Sweet almond oil/Avocado oil (to be used as carrier) – to top up the bottle

Process:

  • Add all oils to the bottle
  • Top up with carrier oil
  • Mix well
  • Massage this blend onto your chest before going to sleep. You can also use an oil diffuser or vaporizer and add this blend to it, and set it to start working 20-30 min before your bedtime in your bedroom.

Home Remedies for Snoring #20 Fenugreek:

how to get rid of snoring naturallyFenugreek is a spice used extensively in Indian cooking and across the globe too. It’s a natural decongestant, which works by softening and dissolving hardened mucus. Fenugreek also has excellent healing properties which work on lymphatic, bronchial as well as digestive system.

PRECAUTION: Fenugreek is known to have diuretic effect. When consumed in large quantities, fenugreek odor can emanate from your bodily discharge (pee, sweat, Etc.) this is perfectly ok and nothing to worry about. Lactating mothers should consume it with caution as it is known to effect milk supply.

How to Use It: Fenugreek can be used in 2 different ways. Method 1 requires some willpower, to chew it up; so take your pick.

Method 1: Chew it up

You Need

  • Fenugreek seeds – ½ tbsp.
  • Clean distilled water 1 cup

Process:

  • Add the fenugreek seeds to the cup of water
  • Allow to soak overnight
  • Upon awaking in morning, drink the water and chew up the seeds. Seeds will feel slimy in texture, but that’s perfectly ok.
  • Do this daily

Method 2: Fenugreek tea

You need

  • Fenugreek seeds 2 tsp. or fenugreek powder 1 tsp.
  • Water 1 cup
  • Pot and Gas stove
  • Strainer

Process:

  • Add fenugreek seeds/powder to the pot, add 1 cup water to it
  • Set this to boil on gas stove.
  • Once boiling reduce heat to simmer and allow to sit for 10 min
  • Switch off gas, and allow to cool down to lukewarm temperature.
  • Strain, add a dash of honey for taste
  • Drink it lukewarm. Drink this tea 3 times daily at least for effective relief.

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