Any Sterimar Hypertonic Nasal Spray, even the options for adults can be easily used by children after the age of 3. Designed to function as treatment in case of colds or other nose conditions, the products in this particular line should not be used for longer than 10-15 days. Their salt concentration is higher than the one normally found in the human body and the nozzle disperses the solution with a higher pressure precisely in order to facilitate osmosis. Osmosis is the natural process through which one or more substances move through a semi-permeable membrane into a region of higher solute concentration, in the direction that tends to equalize the solute concentrations on the two sides.
For day-to-day nasal hygiene, be sure to use the isotonic Sterimar sprays.
The Sterimar Hypertonic line is comprised of the following: Sterimar Hypertonic Nasal Spray for Kids (0-3 years), Sterimar Hypertonic Nasal Spray for Adults (3yrs + adults), Sterimar Copper, Sterimar Manganese.