Spring, trees, weeds and grasses release pollen grains into the nose that ends up in your nose and throat, this triggers allergy known as hay fever. Hay fever is also known as allergic rhinitis that is caused by response to airborne substances such as pollen that is caused by virus.
25% of population suffers from hay fever and the symptoms of hay fever include coughing, itching eyes, dark circles and sneezing. There are many natural remedies that helps to protect you from hay fever. Here are a few herbal remedies that work awesome, drug free medicines.
Herbal Remedies for Hay Fever
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar works wonders in treating countless ailments including hay fever, it can be taken as a daily tonic or there are couple of different ways to use this apple cider vinegar. You can pour 1/7th cup of apple cider vinegar in 15oz of water and keep sipping this throughout the day or you can also prepare a mixture of Apple cider vinegar with 2-3 tablespoons of vinegar during this hay fever season. Allergies will start disappearing on first intake itself within 3-4 hrs.
Garlic is rich in decongestant, quercetin that is a natural antihistamine, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties that helps to boost body’s immune system. It is powerful when eaten raw, crushed or consumed as garlic supplements for treating hay fever symptoms. Garlic helps to control pollen and other allergies.
Luffa complex is a tropical plant that is composed of khella, ballon vine, okoubaka, ammi visnaga, heartseed, sponge cucumber and many other herbs and is easily available in tincture, nasal spray or tablet form. These different kind of herbs helps to relieve symptoms of hay fever. Symptoms can improve by much 60 per cent with the help of luffa complex. It has no side effects and can be used for short-term as well long term.
Butterbur also known as blatterdock or flapperdock is a herbaceeous plant (herbal product) that is believed to be rich in anti-spasmodic and anti –inflammatory properties containing alkaloids are to be mostly found in north Asia and north America. It has been used as a medicinal herb from centuries. The extract of this plant contains flavonoids, tannis and volatile oils that is extremely safe and effective for treating hay fever. 50 mg of dosage thrice a day with meals is recommended for adults.
Honey is the natural and sweetest cure for hay fever, the traces of bee pollen that is available in honey helps to treat hay fever. This miracle golden liquid has anti-histamine that helps to reduce the allergy symptoms. This honey is to be taken every day so that it desensitizes body to the local pollen that does not trigger allergic reactions in a person prior to hay fever.
Horseradish is an excellent herbal remedy that contains antiseptic properties that helps to relieve symptoms of hay fever. Sinigrin, that is glucosinolate an active ingredient available in horseradish helps to eliminate mucus. Horseradish is rich in magnesium, calcium and potassium. It provides mustard oil due to antibacterial properties and works as a natural aid in treating many health problems including hay fever. Combination of horseradish with vitamin C has proven to have best improvement in hay fever.
You should immediately see a doctor if the above herbal remedies do not work on you.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.