Neti Pot- Review and Giveaway!!!

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Tis the season!!! NO, not the HOLIDAYS! Cold and flu season! (Well, ok, so it’s not as much fun as giving out presents and making special dinner with mom and grandma.)
Did you get a cold yet? Do you have one now? Do I have some good news for you!
The Neti Pot!

Have you heard about it? It’s so great. I have used other types of nasal rinses in the past, but this is the best one I have ever tried, hands down!
Ok, I understand the idea can seem kind of gross. (Do it alone in the bathroom! LOL) But, it really does work.

The original…since 1972
The Neti Pot naturally cleanses, refreshes, and protects the nasal passages, one of our body’s first lines of defense against illness. Recommended today by doctors and pharmacists worldwide, the Neti Pothas been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine to alleviate sinus and allergy problems. The Himalayan Institute introduced the Neti Pot over 35 years ago, and we currently offer
a full line of high quality products to support a complete sinus cleansing system.

Neti Pot is great not just for cold and flu season- though if you are a first time user, or are skeptical- really, what have you got to lose when you are already miserable?
It is all natural, no drugs, no chemicals.

The Neti Pot can keep your s nasal passages clean, moist, and healthy. Did you know that our nasal passages are one of our first lines of defense against getting sick? We as moms, parents, (and Pre-School teachers!) know that while kids don’t share much, they share their germs! Little must have coughed on me 10 times today alone…and how many of you get snot on the leg or pants at least once a week? (You know you do!) Yep, those cute little buggars are germ- balls! And mommy doesn’t get a sick day.
Neti Pot can keep us healthy, and prevent us from getting sick in the first place.

Five reasons why the Neti Pot makes sense

  1. Soothes dry nasal passages
  2. Gently washes away dust, pollen, and environmental irritants
  3. Offsets the effects of breathing dry indoor air (especially in winter)
  4. Removes excess mucus…naturally
  5. Helps you breathe freer when practicing yoga or meditation

We were sent the Eco Bioplastic Neti Pot Starter Kit to review. It comes it traditional ceramic, as well.
Eco Neti Pot
The new Eco Neti Pot makes nasal irrigation easy and comfortable. The trademarked lotus design and distinctive shape dispenses the perfect rate of flow to optimally cleanse the sinus passages. Made with Ingeo bioplastic.

It comes with everything you can possibly need to start nasal rinsing, and get on the natural road to better health! (and can I mention, lighting fast delivery! I am talking 2 days! If you have a cold, it will be here quickly so you can sleep again! If you don’t- why wait?)
My husband SNORES, good grief, does he….and Neti Pot rinsing reduces that greatly. At this point, I actually won’t let him into bed until he uses it, because we BOTH sleep so much better, lol…

Rinsing with saline solution is a time-honored practice in the Orient. Here in the West, the nasal wash has been used for decades as a means of treating sinus problems, colds, allergies, and post-nasal drip and to counteract the effect of environmental pollution. Those practicing yoga and other meditative disciplines use the nasal wash to ensure free air flow through both nostrils.

Breathing through the nose filters and conditions the incoming air. The nasal passages are lined with a thin layer of mucus that traps dirt, dust, and pollen and moves steadily to the rear of the nasal cavity and settles in the throat, where it is swallowed. Saline nasal rinses carry some of these impurities out of the body before they reach your stomach.

The Himalayan Institute has a full line of natural products to keep you healthy. (They even have a Healthy Travels product which this happy traveler needs to read into!!!)
Bloggy Buddies, you know I love you, but I just can’t upload a video of us using the Neti Pot…best to leave that to those with more self-confidence then I! 🙂 I do want you to see how it’s done, though, so you will know it’s not scary, lol.
You can see the demo HERE.

So, would you like the chance to win one of your own?
Yeah you would!
One lucky reader gets their own Neti Pot Starter Kit!
Here are the ways to win!
This contest is open to all U.S. residents over the age of 18.

Mandatory entry
You must be a public follower on Google Friend Connect.
Leave me your email so I can contact you if you win.
Introduce yourself- I love new bloggy friends! 🙂

Extra Entries
Leave a separate comment for each entry.

-Follow Original Neti Pot on Twitter and tweet about this contest

– “Like” Himalayan Institute on FaceBook and write on their wall that Have Sippy Will Travel sent you!

-“Like” me on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/Have-Sippy-Will-Travel/118293111555385
(leave your FaceBook ID so I can check)

-Subscribe to Have Sippy Will Travel by email, and confirm subscription

Follow me on Twitter ( you can use my adorable button to the side!) and tweet about this contest
Please make sure you follow first!

– Follow me on “Networked Blogs”- I just added it, LOL
– Email a friend about this contest, with a CC to me at [email protected]
(you get an extra entry if they enter, too!)

-Add my button to your blog, and leave me the link so I can find it

-Add me to your blogroll, with a link back to me

– Vote for me on “We’re On The Fence!” (Just Click the Button to the left that says “We’re On the Fence” until it confirms you voted for your’s truly!)

OOO, so many ways to win! Get moving! LOL, good luck!

DISCLOSURE: A product sample was provided for review. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed in this post are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.
No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law. Open to US shipping addresses only. Limited to US residents; 18 years old and above. 1 winner will be chosen with the random.org generator on October 25, 2010.

Comments

  1. Thanks for sharing treatment for sinus infection and After understand entire blog, I inspired for follow your thought due to now a days it is necessary and prohibition of allergies problem….

    ——–
    sinus flush

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  3. I follow via gfc as /\Heather/\
    I’m Heather and I need to flush my system. 🙂
    heatherpooh (hotmail)

  4. “Like” Himalayan Institute on FaceBook & posted comment: bryan eason

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  5. Following you via Twitter: @brianpiero

    Tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/brianpiero/status/28743081976

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  6. Follow Original Neti Pot on Twitter: @brianpiero

    Tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/brianpiero/status/28743081976

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  7. Thanks for the giveaway…GFC Follower: Brian E.

    Just in time for cold & flu season !!!

    senorpiero [at] yahoo [dot] com

  8. I LIKE the HIMALAYAN Institute on Facebook – Jesselyn A

    jessterlyn(at)aol(dot)com

  9. i’m a new follower-heatheranya
    i’ve heard such great things about neti pots. i’d love to try one!
    heatheranya at hotmail dot com

  10. Public Follower via GFC
    (Salleefur/Jesslyn)
    I would love to win this Neti Pot for my 88 year old Mom (and then I’d have to buy one for us too!)

    jessterlyn(at)aol(dot)com

  11. New follower here, thanks for the chance!

  12. I follow you via gfc I would love this for my husband suelee1998 @ gmail.com

  13. I follow you on twitter, chknpotpie, and I tweeted:
    http://twitter.com/chknpotpie/status/28618613947

  14. Follow Neti Pot on twitter, chknpotpie.

  15. I follow on GFG!

  16. I follow your blog though GFC!! I have always wanted to try one of these 🙂 This time of year the inside of my nose gets really dry and itches =(
    [email protected]

  17. follow you on FB (Emily Satko Robison)
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  18. follow netti pot on Twitter @erobison09
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  19. I follow on GFC!!
    My name is Emily!
    [email protected]

  20. follow you on twitter as love2bgigi
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  21. follow you on networked blogs as cindy clarke
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  22. I subscribe and read!
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  23. I like you… I really like you 🙂
    as cindy clarke
    [email protected]

  24. like HI on FB and wrote on their wall as cindy clarke
    [email protected]

  25. Follow Neti pot on Twitter as love2bgigi

    [email protected]

  26. not saying I’d LOVE to have this, but I do think it’s something we need 🙂

    I do follow you via GFC

    [email protected]

  27. I voted for you on picket fence.
    chelsreb(at)aol(dot)com

  28. I’m following you on twitter as @bmom76, and I tweeted about the giveaway.
    http://twitter.com/bmom76/status/27639784693
    chelsreb(at)aol(dot)com

  29. I’m an email subscriber.
    chelsreb(at)aol(dot)com

  30. I’m following Original Neti Pot on twitter as @bmom76, and I tweeted about the giveaway.
    chelsreb(at)aol(dot)com
    http://twitter.com/bmom76/status/27639784693

  31. I’m a new follower on gfc (as chelsea), and we have always thought about trying a neti pot. It would be great to give it a try! Thank you for the giveaway.
    chelsreb(at)aol(dot)com

  32. “Like” Himalayan Institute on FaceBook and write on their wall

  33. I’ve been wanting to try the eco neti! 🙂

    [email protected]

  34. Voted.

    alissa4illustration AT hotmail DOT COM

  35. Follow you on Networked Blogs. Alissa Spiehs-Apel

    alissa4illustration AT hotmail DOT COM

  36. Like you on FB. Alissa Spiehs-Apel

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  37. “Like” Himalayan Institute on FaceBook and wrote on their wall. Alissa Spiehs-Apel

    alissa4illustration AT hotmail DOT COM

  38. I’m a Google Friend. My name is Alissa Apel. I’m a mother of 2 boy’s Mica 5 and Isaak 2. I like to bake. I’m a college art instructor. I have 4 blogs.

    alissa4illustration AT hotmail DOT COM

  39. I voted for you on picket fence

    nieceyd at gmail.com

  40. I have your link on my blog roll

    http://goodieslist.blogspot.com/

    nieceyd at gmail.com

  41. I have your button on my blog sidebar

    http://goodieslist.blogspot.com/

    nieceyd at gmail.com

  42. I follow you on networked blogs
    Niecey Docherty

    nieceyd at gmail.com

  43. I follow you on twitter
    @goodieslist

    nieceyd at gmail.com
    and tweeted
    http://twitter.com/#!/goodieslist/status/27272668622

  44. I like you on facebook
    Niecey Docherty

    nieceyd at gmail.com

  45. I like Himalayan Institute on facebook and commented that you sent me
    Niecey Docherty

    nieceyd at gmail.com

  46. I follow original letti pot on twitter and tweeted
    http://twitter.com/#!/goodieslist/status/27272668622
    [email protected]

  47. I follow your blog via google friend connect

    Niecey

    nieceyd at gmail.com

    I’m Niecey, mother of 4 plus a SIDS angel plus 1 baby on the way in Dec:)

  48. I follow you on gfc! Hubs and I have been talking about getting one of these to go with all of our homeopathic remedies that we love so much!

  49. Voted for you on Picket Fences
    hmhenderson AT yahoo DOT com

  50. Follow you on Twitter @HendyMartin and tweeted
    http://twitter.com/HendyMartin/status/26725405590
    hmhenderson AT yahoo DOT com

  51. Follow via GFC and need this for my boyfriend who has suffered from allergies really bad this summer
    hmhenderson AT yahoo DOt com

  52. I voted for you on We’re on the Fence
    francieg at juno

  53. I follow you on twitter and tweeted
    francieg at juno

  54. I subscribe via e-mail
    francieg at juno

  55. I like you on FB
    Franciec
    francieg at juno

  56. I follow NetiPot on Twitter and tweeted.
    http://twitter.com/FranPT2/status/26704561624
    francieg at juno

  57. I follow via GFC
    francieg at juno dot com

  58. I have wanted to try a Neti pot for my allergies for years. I think it would be great to have on hand for cold season too.

    Following your blog!

  59. I didn’t realize that it helped with yoga, but after your explanation, it totally makes sense! Last time I was sick, I wandered around CVS looking for one, but I never found it!

    wolverina401 at gmail dot com

    Follow on GFC (Melissa O.)

  60. Hi havesippy! New follower here, I have my own blog called HJ’s time, thanks for the contest!

    hmcnaron at gmail

  61. I subscribe to email
    hippopurplemonkey at yahoo dot com

  62. like you on FB Jennifer Bee
    hippopurplemonkey at yahoo dot com

  63. Hi! I follow on google, Jennifer
    I have such bad sinus problems I would love to try the neti. Everyone keeps telling me I should

    hippopurplemonkey at yahoo dot com

  64. I’m a follower via GFC. I’ve never tried a neti pot but have always been very curious about them!

    shannoncarman at yahoo dot com

  65. I subscribe via GFC.

    [email protected]

  66. I follow you via GFC. This was recently recommended to us by our pediatrician, for my son who has severe allergies. So, it would be great to win one!

  67. I am a brand new follower on gfc as jhb. You are almost to 500!
    I would love to win this cuz last year my husband and I got really sick and we were told this would have helped when we were congested and it is better than using over the counter remedies.
    jhbalvin at gmail dot com

  68. voted for you

  69. following

  70. follower

  71. Hi! I am a new follower. 🙂 Have been wanting to try a Neti Pot.

    jas8929 at gmail dot com

  72. I follow you and the original neti pot on twitter

    and I tweeted

    http://twitter.com/immortalb4/status/26231937149

  73. I’m a GFC follower. My dentist just said to get one of these!

    immortalb4 at gmail dot com

  74. i voted for you on the fence.
    thanks!
    shen
    divertida(AT)fastmail(DOT)fm

  75. i like you on FB (wren nelson)
    thanks!
    shen
    divertida(AT)fastmail(DOT)fm

  76. i like himalayan institute on FB and commented (wren nelson)
    thanks!
    shen
    divertida(AT)fastmail(DOT)fm

  77. i twitter follow neti and tweeted (@mamipdx)
    @originalnetipot New Giveaway! http://havesippywilltravel.blogspot.com/2010/10/neti-pot-review-and-giveaway.html

    thanks!
    shen
    divertida(AT)fastmail(DOT)fm

  78. i twitter follow you and tweeted (@mamipdx)
    @originalnetipot New Giveaway! http://havesippywilltravel.blogspot.com/2010/10/neti-pot-review-and-giveaway.html

    thanks!
    shen
    divertida(AT)fastmail(DOT)fm

  79. i follow you with gfc. my hubby and i were just talking about neti pots this very morning. he snores and snuffles and snorts. he mentioned that maybe he needs a neti pot (maybe jokingly). i’m thinking this would be a great prize to win! 🙂
    thanks!
    shen
    divertida(AT)fastmail(DOT)fm

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