Allergies [rate]

Allergies occur when the immune system overreacts to a normally harmless substance, such as pollen. There are a number of allergies like food allergy, indoor allergy, skin allergy, outdoor allergy, chemical allergy, nasal allergy canine allergy, common allergy, seasonal allergy, hay fever, drug allergy, eye allergy and many more.

 The food you eat can boost your immune system and prevent symptoms. However, some people with allergies may also have sensitivity to certain foods. But almost any food can cause delayed allergies if it is consumed often enough.

During serious bouts with allergies, you may want to assume an all vegan diet, or at least consider reducing your consumption of meat and dairy products. There are many natural remedies available without prescription. However, it is important to to be cautious to avoid adverse effects.  Medical consultation is recommended before taking any alternative medicines.

Essential Herbs to Fight Allergies




Echinacea (Echinacea purpurea): Also known as purple coneflower, this Native American herb is one of the best immune enhancing supplements you can take. Echinacea has been the subject of more than 50 years worth of study and has clearly demonstrated an ability to increase the production of a number of T-cells and their distribution in the blood.


GingerGinger and turmeric are definitely among the most effective herbs in fighting allergies. A year after regularly drinking juices of ginger daily, one can massively feel improvement in his or her allergy condition. So there is no reason not to recommend to every allergy suffering person to have a glass of ginger juice or two daily. In addition to this one can also take aid of cinnamon especially in cases involving asthma. On the anti-inflammatory front, garlic scores a lot of points.


This helps in reducing the platelet-activating reason. Blood circulation and supply of oxygen to the brain improves and it improves the memory and also takes care of depression. This is a very good herb to be used in allergies.

Herbs help in making the immune system of the body strong, strengthen the respiratory system and preventing a running nose. Some elder tincture, ginkgo tincture, astragalus, liquorice tincture and anise seed tincture should be joined into a mixture and stored in a bottle which is kept away from heat and sunlight. Half a teaspoon of this mix should be taken four times in a day.


EphedraThis is one effective herb that is recommended by the World Health Organization to treat sinus infection. It is also used to treat other problems like hay fever and the common cold and because there are some risks taking it, this should only be taken under the strict guidance of a doctor.

Lemon Balm

Lemon BalmThis is often used to fight bad breath. But it can also fight allergies and sinus infections since it is helpful in fighting off bacteria and viruses. You just have to buy the leaves and then mix this in hot water for about ten minutes. After straining, you can pour a cup and drink as you please.

Getting allergy relief through natural means is recommended and it is the best approach to take without having any side effects. Just follow these simple steps and you’re guaranteed to be allergy-free! Nevertheless, if the allergy is debilitating and severe, prescription or counter medications may be needed.

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