Various neti pots
available in the market… which is the best for me?
A common query. Let
us evaluate the kinds of Neti Pots:
Hmm… very personal
but some people prefer the softer, non-clinical look of these
pots. Almost decorative.
Plenty. For one,
they are fragile and likely to break sooner or later due to
Also, the good
ceramic pots are simply NOT large enough otherwise they become
heavy. Hold just about 8oz. of water.
Does not have
a cone tip for 'plugging' the nostril - an important feature
for a convenient and non-messy neti session.
unbreakable and durable. Good for traveling.
may emit a peculiar odor with age. As these pots are made
by a blow molding process, it is 'possible' that the sutures
(joints) at the nose tip could hurt the nostrils.
Unable to 'feel'
water temperature by holding the pot.
(less than 300 mls) causing insufficient drainage.
Life span may
be shortened due to plastic deterioration in salty water.
personal… the 'cheaper' look may not appeal to everybody.
Can come in large
schools believe in the medicinal advantages of copper. Unbreakable.
Copper gets tarnished
and makes the pot very unappealing to use after just a few
water may result in copper and sodium residues up your nose.
hygienic and clinical look.
Non fragile -
can be mailed and carried.
Ideal size. Usually
hold upto 16oz. (500ml.) Of water.
are available with smooth nose tips for plugging the nostril.
Great value for
"May" sometimes have small rust like occurrences. Usually, not a problem if rinsed with clean water after use.