Incidentally, there have been several steaming accidents reported within India and abroad, leading to burns in children and elderly. So one has been extremely careful while making their children take steam inhalation. Make sure the hot water is not spilling out, and it’s at a safe distance from the child and you. It’s best to sit with a towel on your lap and allow the steam take a more regular flow before your bring your nose and mouth near to the nozzle or the steamer mouth.
So assuming that you will be taking ample precautions while steaming, let’s see how you can amplify your steaming sessions by adding some simple ingredients to your steamer. Many COVID recovered patients have shared that they put things like ajwain in their steamer. Others have also used eucalyptus oil to clear the nasal passage.
Disclaimer: Make sure you do not take steam more than twice (at Max thrice) a day as overdoing steam can make your face and neck dry, which can lead to fungal or bacterial infection too. Stay cautious.