I used a Neti for a long time and then ended up giving it to my neighbor when she had a sinus infection. I replaced it with the NeilMed squeeze bottle
NeilMed Pharmaceuticals, Makers of Sinus Rinse, NasaFlo Netipot, Nasal Irrigation
I use the little packets instead of measuring out salt. The packets have a bit of baking soda as well as the salt. The baking soda helps soften the water.
I use distilled water at room temperature.
The whole thing takes about 30 seconds and it makes a big difference.