The use of sea buckthorn oil from snoring
Snoring is a sharp sound made by the nasopharynx of a sleeping person. The medical name for this phenomenon is ronopathy. It is so common that it causes irritation to others, quarrels and jokes of loved ones. A number of different techniques have been developed for the treatment of snoring, and one of them is the use of sea buckthorn oil. Read more about whether this tool will help against snoring and how it can be used, read further in the material.
Why does snoring appear in people
The main reason for the appearance of pathology is a narrowing of the throat. It can occur as a result of an illness: for example, the nose is blocked from a cold, allergies. It can also be an innate feature.
Did you know? A sound in the nasopharynx is formed because the relaxed muscles vibrate due to the air you inhale. And the volume of the sound made depends on the weight of the person, the timbre of the voice and the shape of the oral cavity.
In people aged, the main cause will be a weakening of muscle tone, and in children - colds and inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nasopharynx. Adults and healthy people can snore in a dream from excessive fatigue or from changes that muscles undergo under the influence of various factors.
|Physiological causes of ronopathy||Snoring diseases|
|deformation of the nasal septum; palate shape; weakened muscles; inflamed adenoids.||colds; inflammatory processes of the upper respiratory tract; allergy.|
Snoring itself is harmless to others, but it can irritate them. A person with this pathology needs to take measures to correct the situation, although ronchopathy is so common that many do not seek to get rid of it, considering this phenomenon simply a property of their body.
The main methods of dealing with snoring:
The goal of any technique is to eliminate the cause of ronchopathy. Therefore, the problem has several solutions.
Does sea buckthorn oil help
Oils, including essential oils obtained from medicinal plants, have been used for several thousand years for the prevention and treatment of diseases. Their main principle of action is that the molecules of the phytoncides contained there - biologically active substances that can fight harmful bacteria - easily and quickly penetrate the walls of blood vessels, cell membranes, and can have an effect even in the most inaccessible places.
This product is usually not swallowed, but applied to the skin. In addition, some of them are available in the form of sprays and in this form can affect the muscles of the nasopharynx.
Given that there are many causes for this phenomenon, you cannot choose one treatment to eliminate all of them. Therefore, when it comes to the therapeutic effect or its absence, you need to know how much the chosen remedy corresponds to the reason that needs to be eliminated.
Important! Any medicines should be changed if, after a month after the start of the intake, you do not see any effect, or it is too weak.
Sea buckthorn oil is obtained from berries and seeds of sea buckthorn. Quercetin is contained in the seeds: it is a flavonoid that reduces the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. In addition, in combination with antioxidants, it normalizes blood pressure and blood vessels. This means that if snoring is caused by vasodilation and inflammation, then sea buckthorn oil can help the patient.
- affects the state of the immune system, strengthening it;
- carries out antiviral and bactericidal action and thereby treats ronchopathy caused by colds.
How to take oil for snoring
The direct purpose of seed or berry oil is as follows:
- expectorant for thinning sputum;
- treatment of asthma and heart disorders, including angina pectoris and high cholesterol;
- prevention of blood vessel diseases;
- use as an antioxidant.
Did you know? The original name of sea buckthorn, Hippophae, translated from Greek means "brilliant horse." So the plant was named because the addition of its leaves to feed used to make the horse shine.
Ways to use oils:
- applied to the neck and sternum to treat colds;
- sprayed as an aromatic composition in the sleeping room;
- applied to the sponge (cosmetic sponge) and inhaled by the nose.
In all cases, the oil should facilitate breathing and clear the sinuses of the formed mucus. Sprayed in the air, it destroys bacteria and contributes to the speedy cure of colds. All of these methods are safe for both adults and children.
You can also try to do steam inhalation. To do this, 3-5 drops of oil are added to freshly boiled water. You need to bend over the container, covering your head with a towel, and take a breath. Try to breathe steam for 4-6 minutes.
What sea buckthorn oil to choose against snoring
Any oils can be presented in 2 versions: self-made from sea buckthorn berries or purchased in a pharmacy. Oils are prepared by cold and hot pressing. The former retain all the useful vitamins and minerals, and they need to be used only in a cold way - for example, apply to the sponge and inhale. The hot-pressing method implies that the seeds were not just pressed, but pre-fried. Such a product is best used for steam inhalation or application to the skin.
Important! There is seed and berry oil on sale. The second will be bright orange due to the large amount of carotene in it. It can not be applied to the skin due to the coloring effect.
Pharmacy preparations are pure (they are most effective in this situation) or compound. In this case, sea buckthorn is simply included as one of the components. You must carefully read the instructions for use of the drug before you buy it. And first, it is better to consult a doctor so as not to harm the body.
If for some reason you do not want to buy oil at the pharmacy, but you have berries, you can cook it at home.
To do this, you will need:
- a sieve or a blender;
- glass container in which you will make oil.
Important! Do not use metal objects so that the berries do not react with them, forming oxides of heavy metals.
The recipe for cooking oil at home with cold pressed:
- You need to take the berries and grind them through a sieve to make juice. It must be used within 2 weeks.
- When it settles, the oily part rises to the surface.
- It can be removed and used to treat skin problems or for other purposes.
The resulting juice can be boiled - in this case, the oily part will also rise to the surface. And the method of its use will be the same as in the above recipe.
Using oils can help with snoring and other pathologies. But you need to remember that snoring occurs for various reasons, and before you do anything, you need to accurately install them. And then determine the course of treatment with the doctor.