How to Relieve Allergies Now With These 7 Wonderful Remedies
Suffering this time of year? You know, the sinus congestion, pressure between your eyes and that feeling of exhaustion?
Medications can help, but are there any natural remedies?
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Here are some great ideas to give you relief until those flowers finish blooming.
Clear out all that pollen and drainage clogging your sinuses with a simple saline rinse. Ever since Oprah started talking about the Neti pot, this has become a super-popular solution.
And what about mandarin oranges? Who knew these Vitamin C-packed fruits also contain synephrine, which the U.S. Department of Agriculture says could be a powerful new decongestant.
Stinging nettle has quercetin, and some allergy research says this natural antihistamine can combat your allergies.
The same article cites evidence that probiotics, such as acidophilus supplements, can change the way the immune system responds to irritants, giving you more allergy relief.
Several plant-based oils like primrose, black currant and borage contain the omega-6 fatty acid called gamma-linolenic acid (GLA). While more research can be done, many feel that GLA helps reduce the onset of allergy symptoms and boosts your immune system.
Speaking of boosting immune power, what about echinacea? Clinical trials show this herb reduces the risk of getting a cold by 58% and that it might even help with your allergies too.
It’s never a bad idea to reduce the allergens you’re exposed to, so hypo-allergenic shampoos and soaps can help.
These are just a few natural allergy remedies guaranteed to put the spring back in your step.
Check out our next article for a powerful secret – how massage can tame those awful allergies.