March 20, 2013 by  
Filed under Tips for Ayurveda

how to prevent nose bleeding in summerNose bleeding occurs in summer when the tiny blood capillaries get ruptured due to hot waves or picking at the dry mucus inside the nose. The sudden trickle of blood makes the individual get panicky. You can follow the preventive measures mentioned and take care of your health.

What are the Preventive measures of nose bleeding?

  • Do not go out in the hot weather. Cover your head with a cap and cover the nose with a folded kerchief or cotton cloth to avoid hot air coming to prevent nose bleeding in summer
  • Placing Air conditioners and Air coolers will maintain some humidity in the air.
  • Avoid picking your nose and blowing your nose hard if it’s blocked due to cold and dried mucus.
  • Avoid alcohol, smoking and hot drinks because they expand the blood cells in the lining of your nose
  • After the bleeding stops, the blood clots inside the nose. Do not try to remove the dried mucus and blood. Clean nose when wet or with a wet paper towel.

Home remedies and Ayurvedic reference for nose bleeding:

  • Stop nosebleed by dipping a cotton ball or plain sterile gauze with white vinegar and place it in your nose. Leave it in place for at least ten minutes. The acid of the vinegar will gently cauterize the inside of the nose and stop the bleeding.
  • Applying cold compress or ice cubes above the nose or across the bridge of the nose will also help control the bleeding.
  • Place a cloth or cotton gauze dipped in lemon juice, provides excellent relief.
  • Place a cotton gauze dipped in rosewater or onion juice cloth dipped in Onion juice and place over nostrils.
  • Juice of fresh coriander leaves can be used as nasal drops.
  • Soak two figs (Anjeer) in water overnight. Eating them with water in the morning, helps to overcome nose bleeding.

Diet to be followed:

  • Avoid spicy and items that give heat to the body.
  • Consume coolants , coconut water and butter milk.
  • Keep away from stress and tensions.
  • Body and mind requires rest, have a sound sleep at night.

If you are getting this problem often do consult your doctor. If you are above 50 years of age the nose bleeding could be due to Blood pressure problems and need medical intervention.

Further reading: Get rid of Prickly heat with Home Remedies

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