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Home remedies for allergies

Home remedies for allergies

Due to the overproduction of histamines in our body, allergy is triggered. This is mainly caused due to allergens, which are considered by our body as foreign substances. Some people are allergic to some foods, drugs, flowers and perfumes. Pollens, pet hair, bird feathers etc. can also trigger allergy.

Due to allergy, people have symptoms like sneezing, running nose and skin reactions. Seasonal allergic symptoms include nasal irritation, itching, headaches etc. Here are certain home remedies for combatting allergy effectively.

  1. Pure honey helps relieve allergies. It treats seasonal allergies as well.
  2. Green tea is an effective home remedy for allergies. The antioxidants in it prevent allergic reactions.
  3. The substance quentin found in citrus fruits, onions, cranberries, and some vegetables and grains aids to alleviate the mast cells that trigger histamines and thereby allergies.
  4. The steam inhalation of eucalyptus oil is one of the most effective herbal remedies to treat allergic symptoms.
  5. Fruit juices like orange and pineapple helps soothe the symptoms of allergies as they are rich in vitamin C.
  6. Nux vomica is one of the most effective remedies to treat nasal irritation, sneezing, running nose and other allergic symptoms.
  7. Consuming menthol and peppermint tea reduce the effects of histamines.
  8. Stinging Nettle is an efficient home remedy which prevents the triggering of histamines in the body. However, while dealing with it be careful as the hairs on the plant may lead to inflammation.
  9. Milk thistle lessens the symptoms of allergy and inflammation, and prevents the release of histamines. It assists in proper functioning of liver as well.

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