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|IntroductionNeti is a cleansing process related to upper part of the respiratory system. It helps for cleaning and opening the nasal passage and to increase the sensitivity of the nasal mucosa.Name
The word Neti represents Nasal passage.
Neti Is Practised By
1. Using water: Luke – warm or as it is or to which certain agents like salt, milk, honey etc are added. Luke warm, salt mixed water is mostly preferred. This is called Jala – Neti.
2. Using soft cotton cord: Soft cotton cord twisted or otherwise with the ends waxed or kept as they are. This is called Sutra-Neti.
3. Using rubber catheter of suitable size or thin rubber tube. This is Rubber – Neti (modified form of Sutra-Neti).
After drawing water through the two nostrils one should expel it through the mouth. Repeatedly taking in water (in this way), this Vyutkarma (Bhalabhati) cures diseases of phlegm
Gheranda Samhita – I: 57
Sucking water by the mouth so as to produce a hissing sound one should throw it out through the nostrils. By this practice one can become handsome.
Gheranda Samhita – I: 58
Introducing through the nose a smooth nine inches long piece of thread, one should pull it out through the mouth. This is Neti as declared by the accomplished Yogis.
Hatha Pradipika – II: 30
· Jala Neti pot.
· Luke warm (Salt mixed) water.
· Kapalabhati and forceful, fast nasal sneezing (Alternate nostril)
· Neti can be practised either in sitting or standing comfortably. One has to slightly bend forward especially for Jala Neti.
| Jala Neti · Luke warm water with some salt in order to make it slightly hyper tonic is taken in a feeding cup or in a pot with a long nozzle (Jala Neti pot).· The nozzle of the Neti pot is put in one of the nostrils and the head is gradually tilted to the opposite side till due to gravitational force, water from the feeding cup / Neti pot starts flowing through the upper nostril and comes out through the lower nostril.· If the head is slightly tilt forward, no water comes in the mouth.
· Breathing is continued through the mouth during the practice. The same process is repeated through other nostril.
· Taking water inside the nose with the help of Neti pot and bringing the water out through the mouth, then taking the water inside the mouth and bringing it out through the nose (as described in Gheranda Samhita) is possible. It requires better control over the muscles related to that area and control over the respiration.
· After Neti Kriya is over Kapalabhati (forceful expiration) should be performed. It removes the excess of secretions and water from the nasal passages.
| Precautions1. Preparation of water: Water should be clean, fully boiled, then brought into the condition of lukewarm up to – 40oc and salt mixed (approx: 5 gms per lit.)2. Clean and check the Neti pot before the practice. (Insects, dust or other foreign particles may stick inside).3. Practise in empty stomach to avoid vomiting sensation. Preferable time is morning.
4. Nails must be cut neatly and hands cleaned.
5. Position of the head: Nasal passage should be parallel to each other for easy flow of water.
6. Keep your mouth opened and breath through mouth during the practice; otherwise water may enter into trachea.
7. Mixing of more salt in the water will produce burning sensation and if no salt is mixed in the water it will be painful.
8. Avoid spectacles. One gets sneezing if water touches the sensitive olfactory mucosa present in the roof of the nose. There will be cough if water enters into trachea or bronchial tree.
9. After Neti, practise Kapalabhati but don’t practice forcefully.
10. If Kapalabhati is found not suitable then perform Ujjayi type of breathing (breath in and breath out with slight closure of glottis), otherwise the water remaining behind can give rise to cold, sinusitis and headache.
11. After the practice if one feels dry, sore and raw in the nasal passage introduce few drops of ghee (Ghrita Neti) or milk (Dugdha Neti) into the nasal passage by holding the head back.
| Sutra NetiMaterials required1. Sterilization facility.2. Rubber catheter (ordinary urethral catheter Nos: 3 (or) 4.
· Sutra Neti is practised by using thread traditionally. But in modern times a small rubber catheter No.3 (or) 4 is used. Rubber catheter can be sterilized and used again.
· Take sterilized rubber catheter and introduce the blunt end slowly into one nostril without any force.
· Eventually feel for the end of the tube emerging at the back of the throat.
· Introduce index finger and thumb or middle and index finger and reach into the throat and pull out the blunt end of the rubber Neti through the mouth smoothly.
· Hold the ends with the hands and gently pull the catheter backwards and forwards. So that it gently massages the nasal cavity.
· Perform this for 5 times and gently remove the tube through the mouth. Now repeat with the other nostril.
Precautions: Sutra Neti (Rubber Neti)
1. Check the rubber tube, don’t use the catheter with cut or damage at the ends or in any other part of it.
2. Sterilize the rubber catheter before use.
3. Practise in empty stomach (to avoid vomiting). Preferable time is morning.
4. Nails must be cut neatly and hands cleaned.
5. Press the nose upwards and insert the tube parallel to the palate very smoothly otherwise the delicate nasal passage may get injury or the tube may get struck in concha.
6. Keep the head in correct direction and mouth open.
7. Inhalation through the nose in which the catheter is being inserted,by closing the other nose with fingers and slight twist of the catheter will help for the practice but never give any undue force.
8. When the catheter is pulled in and out of the nostril and mouth and brought out through the mouth for removing, it should be done smoothly with one’s own speed.
9. Persons suffering from blocking of the nose, congestion in nose, swelling of nasal mucosa, nasal polyps, and deviated nasal septum should practise Sutra Neti under proper guidance.
10. Apply lubricant (like ghee) on the rubber tube or practise Jala Neti before practising rubber Neti that makes the practice easier.
11. Avoid spectacles; one may get sneezing when the tube touches the sensitive olfactory mucosa present in the roof of the nose.
12. After the practice if one feels dry, sore and raw in the nasal passage introduce few drops of ghee or milk into the nasal passage by holding the head back.
13. After practice sterilize the tube, dry it and keep it safe.
| BenefitsFor Spiritual AspirantsGives purification of Nadis and chakras in the region of forehead (Ajna) and throat (Vishudda).For Spiritual Aspirants And Healthy Persons:
· Neti opens the nasal passage and increases the sensitivity of nasal passage which helps to experience the touch, smell, temperature and pressure changes of the air in the nasal passage. It is beneficial practice for Kapalabhati and Pranayama.
· Neti helps to keep air-sinuses and nasal passages healthy and thus helps in learning spiritual practices like OM (AUM)-pranava and other mantras more efficiently.
· It helps to balance the breathing in both the nostrils that is important in relaxation, receptiveness and higher awareness in yoga practices.
Neti cleanses the frontal sinuses, bestows perfect vision, and soon destroys the multitude of diseases of the region above the shoulders.
Hatha pradipika – II: 31
Practice of Neti facilitates the process of Khechari, removes disorders of phlegm and gives a sharp vision.
Gheranda Samhita – I: 50
Old age does not set in, nor does one suffer from fever. The body is brought under control and is free from disorders of phlegm.
Gheranda Samhita – I: 59
By the practice of Neti Kriya germs are destroyed from the nasal passages
· The massage offered in Sutra Neti toughens the nasal mucosa and gives resistance against allergens.
· Temperature and salt content (hyper tonic) in Jala Neti varies from the temperature and osmotic pressure of nasal mucosa. It helps to acclimatize the nasal mucosa to withstand various temperature, osmotic pressure changes, humidity changes, dust, pollen grains, chemical agents and vapour present in the air.
· Thermal action in Jala Neti (40oC) works as bactericidal. The salt mixed in Jala Neti water provides the effect of anti-swelling and works as disinfectant in the area of nasal mucosa.
§ Any disturbance in the mechanism of vaso-constriction and vaso- dilatation of nose to the temperature changes in the environment will lead to congestion of the nasal mucous membrane which can be easily affected by various viruses and bacterias present in the air that further results in chronic rhinitis and sinusitis. The nasal disorders like cold and sinusitis if not treated in time they will lead to pharyngitis, laryngitis, bronchitis, asthma and general debility. First the disorder appears at the nose followed by throat, trachea and finally bronchial spasm.
§ Neti removes foreign materials like bacterias, allergens, dust, and excessive secretions of mucus and gives drainage to sinuses. Thus Neti prevents the appearance of descendent spastic bronchitic conditions and Asthma.
§ Neti has influence on cranial nerves and functions of the ear, nose and eyes. It removes blocks from Eustachian tubes in some cases and set right the vaso – motor disturbances related to nasal passage like coryza (acute rhinitis), rhinitis, epistaxis (Nose bleed), drying up of nose etc.,
§ In asthma trigger zone is very often located in sinus level. Neti is remedy to asthma and other complaints related to asthma. Sneezing and coughing are modified.
§ Neti relieves sinusitis, cold, nasal catarrh, cough, wheezing, emphysema, bronchiectasis (where dilatation of bronchi or bronchioles takes place with lot of expectoration), cough with expectoration, migraine and bronchitis.
§ Neti increases the blood circulation and functional efficiency of mucous membrane and olfactory nerves. Neti removes stagnation of blood and maintains healthy nasal passage.
§ It is preventive in epistaxis (nose bleed) and inflammation of adenoids and Tonsils. Kapalabhati after Neti helps to aspirate the air sinuses and nasal passages.
In treatment for sinusitis, rhinitis, and bronchial asthma patients are given.
3. Easy Asanas
4. Pranayama (Ujjayi type of Pranayama that gives more resistance to lung alveoli in the bronchial asthma).
§ In Jala Neti small quantities of milk, honey added (separately) in water and given to the patients whichever is suitable for them to withstand allergens.
|Effects Of Neti On Mental HealthNeti has a subtle influence on the various nerves which end in the nasal passages, such as the olfactory bulb and other adjacent nerves which innervate the eyes, ears etc. This has a very soothing influence on the brain and can help to relive ailments such as migraine, epilepsy, depression, tension etc.|
| Contra Indications1. Persons suffering from enlargement of adenoids (masses of lymphoid tissue at the upper end of the air and food passages) and tonsils should not practise rubber Neti. Any injury due to rubber catheter may cause severe bleeding in case of enlarged adenoids especially patients suffering from high blood pressure. But Jala Neti can be practised.2. Persons who have had a recent (within 1 year) sinus puncture operation or middle ear surgery should avoid Jala Neti. Because, the water may get locked up in the sinuses and give headache or enter in the middle ear to cause discomfort and pain. He / She can practise Sutra (rubber) Neti under proper guidance.3. If there is any injury in the nasal passage or nasal bleeding (epistaxis) don’t practice Neti without guidance.
4. Patients suffering from inflammation of nasal septum, nasal polyps, and congestion of nasal mucosa should undergo guidance for practising Sutra (rubber) Neti.
|Risks and complications in performing Jala neti with a neti pot: There is an information says “danger in neti pot” and danger in practice of neti. Is it really dangerous? Or your technique is wrong?I have seen many yoga students those practice Jalaneti with neti pot suffer with some issues. I find most of neti pot problems with wrong preparation of water, and in some students with their direction and breath.The common mistakes in preparing neti pot water:In some yoga centers students perform jala neti with cold water. Your water may be clean and drinkable, but it is not enough. Even adding some salt to the cold water will not help for neti practice.The teachers allow the students to do neti with such water. Some of them may find it fine. But traditionally and health point of view this is not neti pot water.What kind of problems will you experience with this neti pot water? The temperature of water must be very low to inner delicate layers of your nose. So jala neti water should be luke warm. Otherwise the common bad experience with neti practice is a sharp pain in inner part of your nose and either by side or center of your head. The pain will be more and long lasting. Is there any fault with the traditionally given yoga neti kriya technique? I feel the mistake is wrong preparation of water for your neti pot.Can I mix the cold and hot water for neti performance?
No. it is not wise idea for neti practice .Because you are partially making wrong jala neti water. There are chances to you might experience pain.
Mixing of salt?
There are doubts that what kind of salt to use for neti practice. This question was not existing in olden days .The maximum use of salt is natural sea salt without any chemicals.
You can be more familiar with Iodized salt nowadays. The rock salt is popular and for health purpose it is more recommended instead of other sea salt as well as cooking is concerned.
But for neti pot I recommend clean natural sea salt without any chemicals or iodine .Because it is more comfortable compared to other salts for neti.
Then how much salt to mix with neti pot water and what will happen if the quantity of salt for neti is not correct?
Many practitioners are not aware about it. They either add more salt or less than the required amount while preparing water for netipot.
You will sharp burning sensation inside your nose if you add more than right quantity of salt for netipot. You will also get continuous liquid flow after completing jala neti due to more salt. The burning sensation, running nose and swelling in inner layer of nose might be experienced. Though neti practice looks very simple, an experienced teacher or practitioner is required to prepare water for neti pot.
In case if you do not add sufficient amount of salt for neti pot water, that is if less amount of salt is added, you will experience pain in your nose and head. There are chances that instead of relief from cold you may get affected with cold due to wrong preparation of net ipot water.
Some yoga students those who are trying to use neti pot for jala neti kriya or nose cleaning, unknowingly for many months without proper water, they suffer and feel this practice is very hard or not good for health.
In the same way if the netipot water temperature is higher than correct level you will get swelling and nose block.
These are the common mistakes done while preparing netipot water.
Boil neti water to 100%:
It is good preparation if you boil fully. Some of them have a question that weather they need to boil fully even if it is purified or bottled water. It depends upon the body types. I recommend any good drinking water you have chosen, boil it fully.
Do not add cold water:
After boiling it fully, neti water takes few minutes to be available for your practice. Because it has to come down to luke warm level.
(to be continued….)
Neti is a cleansing technique in yoga kriya. Neti means nasal passage.
|Compare Neti Pots Copper Neti pot: Plastic neti pot: Steel neti pot: Porcelain neti pot|
|Neti pot is used to clean the nasal passage . Neti pots are made of plastic stainless steel copper and porcelain.Aruviyoga neti pot is degined for comfortable practice of neti.|
|Variations: Plastic neti pot 300 ML approximate weight 30 to 40 grams. It is comfortable to hold on hands and practice jala neti.|
|Porcelain neti pot it is also known as ceramic neti pot 170 ML|
|Stainless steel neti pot 500 ML. This neti pot is of good weight made up of good steel. It is much different from other light weight and low quality steel neti pots. Its manufacturing cost is higher compare to other pots.|
|When you use plastic neti pots, do not pour high temperature water. Luke warm water is safe to use. Food grade plastic used for Aruviyoga plastic neti pot. Comfortable, it is known for travel neti pot. You can keep this plastic neti pot easily inside a travel bag where as porcelain neti pot is easily breakable. And steel neti pot joints can be damaged after long use or if it falls down.|
|Copper neti pots are expensive. Copper material property is superior compare with other materials. Maintaining and cleaning copper neti pot is essential to avoid block spots on the neti pot.See www.aruviyoga.com for practical guidelines of jala neti and sutra neti yoga kriya practices.|
|Neti PotsThere are many varieties of neti pots. Some interesting facts about neti and neti pots:Jala neti ( jala means water) , or neti pots are manufactured few decades ago. Traditionally neti pot was not available and water is taken by hand and taken inside mouth and brought out through nose.Another way is take water through nose and bring out by mouth. Many of us do not know this, interesting thing is nowhere neti pots mentioned in our traditional yoga texts.Then why neti pots?: Neti Pot made yoga students easy to practice jala neti, without strain. You can easily avoid the water going inside trachea. Other fact is it is most convenient to take water inside one nose and bring out through other nose safely.There are many types of neti pots, as far as neti pot materials concerned – Plastic, Porcelain, Stainless steel and Copper are common.Who is manufacturing neti pots?: Aruviyoga is known for quality neti pot manufacturing and design. Why some people get trouble with the practice of neti?It is to be taken concern that the preparation of water and amount ratio of salt mixing are to be done correctly; otherwise you will experience pain on head, nose and irritation in nose. Just using tape water for jala neti, plain or cold water, without mixing salt are not correct. You need an experienced person to teach it properly.|
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|கொதிக்க வைத்து, பிறகு இளம் சூடான நிலைக்கு ஆறவைத்த தூய்மையான தண்ணீரில் உப்பு கலந்து ஜலநேத்தி குவளையில் நிரப்பவும்.முன்புறம் வளைந்து தலையை சிறிது பக்கவாட்டில் திருப்பி வைத்துக் கொள்ளவும். வாயின் வழியாக மூச்சு விட்டுக்கொண்டு நீரை சிறிது சிறிதாக மேல் பக்கமாக உள்ள மூக்கின் துவாரத்தில் விடவும். நீர் கீழ் பக்கமுள்ள மூக்கு துவார்த்தின் வழியாக வெளியேறும். இதை போல அடுத்த மூக்கிலும் பயிற்சி செய்யவும்.ஜல நேத்தி கிரியை செய்து முடித்தபின் கபாலபதி கிரியை செய்து மூக்கு துவாரத்தில் உள்ள ஈரப்பதத்தை வெளியேற்றவும்குறிப்பு : இப்பயிற்சியை தக்க ஆசிரியர் / மருத்துவர் துணையோடு மேற்கொள்ளுங்கள்.You can also read our article on neti technique http://www.aruviyoga.com/sutra-neti/http://www.aruviyoga.com/neti-pot/|
|NETI ( JALA NETI WITH NETI POT) This booklet is taken from the book titled Kriya Cleansing in Yoga, Pages 180. ISBN 81-7525-378-9) © Selvan@ K.V.Selvarasu. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced, transmitted in a retrieval system, in any form or by any means without permission in writing from the author.Jala Neti:Neti is a cleansing process related to upper part of the respiratory system. It helps for cleaning and opening the nasal passage and to increase the sensitivity of the nasal mucosa. Technique
Taking water inside the nose with the help of Neti pot and bringing the water out through the mouth, then taking the water inside the mouth and bringing it out through the nose (as described in Gheranda Samhita) is possible. It requires better control over the muscles related to that area and control over the respiration. After Neti Kriya is over Kapalabhati (forceful expiration) should be performed. It removes the excess of secretions and water from the nasal passages.
Aloe vera neti practice
Neti with milk and ghee
Q and A on jala neti with neti pot
: Tell me please the right proportion for Jala Neti I found that 2 teaspoons per 1 L of water is fine for me Sometimes I can add a pinch of baking soda as a natural antibacterial agent☺
I use natural sea salt without iodine. That was traditional one.
Approximately 5 grams per liter
I do not measure by weight but taste the salt water
Not too salty not very light
There are some experience
If salt is less there is a pain
If it is more there is burning sensation
We get most comfortable experience with right amout
some people may be exceptional
I do not use soda
I dont measure salt too,I just know when too much and when too little by unpleasant sensation in Ajna
Baking soda I will add only if I feel coldish or fluish
Once I had a very viral sinus, then I have used aloe vera gel, broken down in a mixer, and added to Neti solution
How much warm to make aloe vera
Fist time I hear
Is it not sticky
Traditionaly we use warm milk
Then few drops of ghee
I have a plant of Aloe Vera at home. I cut one leaf, scooped the gel from it, then mixed with saline and blended it, otherwise, the solution will be lumpy