Alternatives to anti-histamines
- Luffa (Luffa operculata): effective in combating the symptoms of rhinitis which include sneezing, nasal discharge and a blocked nose.
- Heartseed: is used to relieve allergies, especially itchy skin reactions
- Golden Thryallis: has desensitising properties useful in hay fever, allergies, bronchial asthma and allergic skin disease.
- Horseradish: a nasal and bronchial dilator of benefit in the relief of nasal congestion, sinusitis and catarrh
- Garlic: both immune boosting and antimicrobial – great for your sinuses too.
- Bee pollen: a respiratory system strengthening food helping to heal and even prevent allergies- this is available in capsule and sprinkle form. The latter can be used to jazz up your cereal.
- Hay Max– pollen barrier
- Quercetin capsules (with vitamin C) short term use only and interact with some antibiotics
- Tiger balm, on your neck and behind ears
- Spoonful of honey before breakfast each morning during hay fever season
- Drinking green tea- because it has natural antihistamine presence, catechins
- drinking/eating lots of naturally sourced vitamin C – similarly to green tea, vit C will lessen inflammation caused by hay fever, especially in your nose, sinuses
- Omega 3 capsule
- Up your garlic and orange vegetables
- Up your exercise (or start if you have so far been an exercisephobe)
- Acupuncture – apparently acupuncture can help relieve symptoms…
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