Lota is a container that is used for cleaning and nasal hygiene and has been used for thousands of years by Ayurvedic medicine.
With it you can clean the nose, nasal compartments and cranial sinuses.
The lotus is especially indicated for people with asthma, allergies and other respiratory problems.
Used regularly, it helps to counteract the effects of pollution, dust and pollen.
The use of the lota helps improve respiratory discomfort, stuffy or dry nose, runny nose, loss of smell, snoring and sinusitis.
The lota regulates the secretory and neurovegetative functions of the nasal mucosa, favors breathing, rebalances the pranic circuits, regulates vital energies, provides rest and relaxation.
How to use:
It is recommended to use the lota, fill it to the neck of the container with warm water, at a temperature between 34 and 38 ºC, and dissolve in it 1.5 or 2 grams of sea salt (half a teaspoon per 200 cl of water) . The application should not produce any unpleasant sensation; If so, it is advisable to make a new preparation, as this means that the amount of salt is excessive or deficient, or that the water temperature is incorrect.
Once you fill the lot with warm water and sea salt, gently insert the anatomical pitorro into a nostril by slowly tilting the head to the side and slightly forward. Let the nostril fill, holding your breath. When full, a stream of water must naturally flow out of the other nostril, thanks to the pressure of the water contained in the container. Pour half of the contents of the lot and repeat the operation with the other half through the other hole. During this process, the mouth should be slightly open to facilitate breathing.
Then, to expel the fluid that remains in the nostrils, blow by tilting your head forward, then sideways. To finish this expulsion, inspire through the mouth and blow very hard through the nose, tilting the head forward, then to the sides and finally, backwards. This whole process should not last more than five minutes. Finally, it is recommended to practice some minutes of concentration or relaxation, standing or sitting, in order to better perceive subjective sensations at the end of the process.
The nasal shower with the lota can be carried out once a day or even 2 or 3 times daily in case of muco-purulent cold. It is preferably used when waking up and fasting, unless it is intended to combat insomnia or snoring, in which case it is preferable to shower before bedtime.