Definition of neti pot in US English:

neti pot


  • A small container with a long spout used to rinse the nasal cavities (typically with a saline solution) as an alternative therapy for upper respiratory ailments.

    ‘she uses her neti pot at the first sign of the sniffles’


From modern Sanskrit netī ‘ritual drawing of thread through nose and mouth’ (a method of cleansing the nasal cavities practiced in hatha yoga).


neti pot

/ˈnedē ˌpät//ˈnɛdi ˌpɑt/