With the mercury dipping day by day, one of the most common ailments that will affect majority of people is chest congestion. It is a condition in which mucus builds up in trachea as well as the respiratory tract thereby leaving a feeling of heaviness in the chest. Chest congestion, for long periods, may also result in respiratory infections. Chest congestion is caused by allergens, common cold, bacteria, etc. At times, it is the result of or symptom of bronchitis, asthma, tuberculosis, and flu. Tight chest, chest pain, throat irritation, dizziness, etc. are common symptoms of chest congestion. There are plenty of home remedies that can effectively relieve chest congestion and alleviate its symptoms. Here are some of them.