What kind of water for sinus rinse?

First, rinse only with distilled, sterile or previously boiled water. Tap water isn’t safe for use as a nasal rinse because it’s not adequately filtered or treated. Some tap water contains low levels of organisms — such as bacteria and protozoa, including amoebas — that may be safe to swallow because stomach acid kills them.

How often should one do a sinus rinse? Sinus rinse: It’s safe to use every day. If you’re sick/allergic, then you can use it multiple times/day.

How often to irrigate sinuses? For example, for the common cold or allergies, it is often recommended to irrigate the nose one or two times a day. For chronic sinusitis, nasal irrigation may be needed up to four times a day.

What is the best water for nasal irrigation? The types of water safe for nasal irrigation include: distilled or sterile water boiled and cooled tap water tap water passed through a filter with an absolute pore size of 1 micron or smaller.

How often can I rinse my sinuses? Once per day is great for prevention and maintenance of healthy sinuses. Kick that up to twice per day during an acute infection (virus, whatever). Just don’t do saline rinses more than twice per day. Studies show that your cilia won’t like it.