ALLERGIES – natural cures to treat allergies
If you know you get allergies and hayfever during springtime when all sorts of pollens are manifesting, then take a few precautions to strengthen your system from reacting.
Allergy symptoms are caused when our bodies release histamine in response to an allergen. Underlying conditions like asthma, unmanaged stress, deviated septum, nasal polyps, recent trauma or illness, pregnancy, and even food allergies can put you at heightened risk for seasonal allergies.
Symptoms include: congestion, headache, post-nasal drip, sneezing, itchy, watery eyes, decreased concentration and focus, decreased decision-making, exhaustion, mood swings and irritability etc.
Here are some effective natural remedies you can take to treat allergies .
Tinctures for allergies: Elderberry, Echinacea, Stinging Nettle, Propolis
Stinging Nettle is an anti-histamine and anti-inflammatory
Aromatherapy for allergies: Peppermint, Eucalyptus, Lavender, Ginger
Put a few drops in a diffuser or onto a cloth to soothe sinuses
Ginger can be diluted and rubbed onto the chest
Ginger Oil is a powerful natural anti-histamine
Make sure oils are diluted with a carrier oil like coconut oil before applying directly to skin. Dilution ratio: 10 drops to 50ml carrier oil.
Tissue Salt: 5. Kali Mur, 9 .Nat Mur, 11. Nat Sulph
Kitchen Cure for allergies: Raw grated ginger tea, Apple Cider Vinegar
1 tablespoon in a cup of water 3x a day
Helps boost immune system, breaks up mucus and supports lymph drainage
Diet for allergies: Raw LOCAL honey may help reduce histamine release
A good, fresh low histamine organic diet should be followed
Avoid foods like fermented foods, alcohol, caffeine, dairy, chocolate, peanuts, sugar, wheat, citrus and chocolate
Supplements: Spirulina, Quercitin, Bromelain, Vitamin A, Zinc, Probiotics, Omegas
1 teaspoon a day – Both Spirulina and Quercitin stops the release of histamine
Body Care: Use a Neti pot twice a day with saline to clear sinuses.
Metaphysical insight: Allergies represent denying your own power. Who or what are you allergic to?
Affirmation: The world is safe and friendly. I am safe. I am at peace with life.
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