Menthol crystals are well known for inducing a tranquil state of mind, lowering anxiety and stress. At the same time, it contributes a cooling sensation to relieve sinus congestion and skin irritation, itch, and burns.


If you are faced with blocked nose or sinus, Craftiviti’s Menthol Crystals may be a good option for you as it is made with pure peppermint oil, an active ingredient for vapor rub.

In addition, it is a natural alternative to various over-the-counter medications. So, if you are one who prefers natural ways, this may be for you.


Here we focus on how menthol crystals can help with sinus relief:

Step 1: Gather your supplies.

Before you begin, gather the following supplies: Craftiviti’s menthol crystals, a small glass or ceramic bowl, a towel, and hot water.

Step 2: Prepare a hot water bowl.

Boil some water and pour it into the bowl. Allow it to cool slightly, but make sure it's still steaming. Place the bowl on a stable surface such as a table.

Step 3: Add the menthol crystals.

Start with a small amount of menthol crystals, approximately 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon, and adjust the quantity based on your preference. Remember, menthol crystals are highly concentrated, so it's better to start with a smaller amount and add more if needed.

Step 4: Inhale the steam.

Position your face about 8 to 12 inches (20cm to 30 cm) away from the surface of the water, leaning over the bowl. Close your eyes to avoid any discomfort, then use a towel to create a tent-like cover over your head and the bowl, trapping the steam inside. This allows you to inhale the steam effectively.

Step 5: Breathe deeply.

Take slow, deep breaths through your nose, inhaling the steam. As the menthol crystals dissolve in the hot water, the menthol vapours will mix with the steam and help unblock your nasal passages, providing relief from congestion. Continue inhaling for about 5 to 10 minutes or until you experience relief.

Step 6: Clean up.

After you finish the steam inhalation, discard the remaining water and rinse the bowl thoroughly to remove any residue of the menthol crystals. This ensures that the next use is fresh and effective.

Step 7: Repeat as needed.

You can use menthol crystals for sinus relief multiple times a day, based on your needs. However, if your symptoms persist or worsen, it's important to consult a healthcare professional.


Before using menthol crystals, make sure you are not allergic to menthol or any other ingredients. Additionally, consult with a healthcare professional if you have any underlying medical conditions or if you're taking any medications.



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