Saline solution: How to prepare at home

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Learn how to make a salt rinse (saline solution) at home.

Key points

  • Saline solution can be made at home and has several useful purposes.
  • It is generally safe to make at home, as long as you wash your hands and the container in which you plan to store the solution.
  • It is important to only use a fresh saline solution and to throw it away if it looks cloudy or dirty.
Last updated: September 16th 2021