6 All-natural Remedies to Relieve Allergy Symptoms
6 All-Natural Remedies to Relieve Allergy Symptoms
It seems as though every season is now allergy season. If you suffer from winter, summer, spring and even fall allergies here are a few all-natural remedies to help relieve you of your allergy symptoms.
Homeopathic Allium Cepa
Allium Cepa comes from a red onion and helps prevent indoor allergies and is commonly prescribed by homeopathic doctors. The pellets slowly dissolve in your mouth and can quickly unclog your sinuses and provide relief. You can purchase pellets at any health food store.
Use A Neti Pot
A neti pot or nasal saline rinse is a classic fix for a stuffy nose and sinusitis. You can find one at your local health food or drug store. Just follow the instructions on the label for the amount of water to use, add the package of salt and use the solution to wash out your nasal passages. After a few rinses, you will flush out the allergens that are bothersome. Daily use can be helpful during cold and flu season to ensure that you are not harbouring any allergens or viruses in your nasal passage.
Quercetin is a powerful antioxidant that helps to prevent inflammation. It is also an anti-histamine and phytonutrient much like green tea, that can help block the body’s release of histamine and IgE. quercetin is also available in onions and apples. It is available at health food stores and can naturally help you reduce allergic symptoms and reactions without over-the-counter medications.
Green Teas is high in antioxidants that can prevent allergies. The antioxidant epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), helps block the body’s release of histamine and immunoglobulin E (IgE). A few cups a day, keeps the allergies away.
A lot of people have airborne and dust mite allergies. These are tiny microscopic bugs that can easily become trapped in bedding. Buying a pillow spun from natural silk, with an allergen protector on it can prevent dust mites and allergens from settling in.
Pineapple enzyme is another effective way to combat seasonal allergies, as they contain the enzyme bromelain, which has been shown to help prevent allergic reactions and reduce swelling in the lungs. You can purchase it at Wal-Mart stores across the country. While you may not be able to avoid allergens all together, these all-natural remedies, can help you to save money, while taking a non medicinal approach to allergy relief.
While you can never be completely free from the effects of allergies, improving your indoor air quality and using the 6 all-natural remedies can surely help to ease the burden.