Herbs For Allergy Treatment

Allergy is usually described as a response by the body to a substance that might not be harmful for the body but can result in immune responses and reactions on the body. Allergies are becoming extremely common in our day to day lives.

These are considered as abnormal reaction of the immune system of our body to certain objects that are thought as typically harmless to most people. The reaction to allergies varies in strength and can range from mild infection to the ones that are fatal in nature. Some of the common forms of allergies are hay fever, food, asthma and eczema.

Dizziness, abdominal pain, diarrhea, itchy skin, cramps, congestion, itchy and watery eyes, rash, vomiting, breathing problem, difficulty in swallowing etc are some of the common allergy symptoms. However these symptoms actually depend on the type of allergy one has. There are a number of herbs that are extremely useful for the treating of the allergies. Some of these herbs are as follows:

Stinging nettle: This herb is extremely beneficial for the treating of the allergies and has been used for hundreds of years in the treating of allergies. The herb intake does not cause drowsiness to the suffering patient that is common for the patients who are undertaking medications. This herb works extremely well as an antihistamine and is also available in the form of capsules.

Chamomile: This herb is extremely useful for the treating of various allergic symptoms. Studies conducted in Germany have showed that chamomile has the capability in slowing down allergic reactions that can trigger asthmatic attacks by increasing the production of cortisone of the adrenal glands. Cortisone helps to reduce the inflammation of the lungs which makes breathing easier for the asthma patients.

Aloe Vera: Aloe Vera has been used topically for the reduction of skin allergies as well as in treating sun burn and other allergies of the skin. The herb is known to be extremely beneficial for the curing of skin rashes caused from allergies.

Ginger: This herb is useful in curing varied diseases along with allergic conditions of the body.

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