Herbal Remedies for Hay Fever
Drink Fenugreek Seed Tea
Drink 2 to 3 cups of water daily which will help to prevent congestion and irritation of the sinuses and nasal passages. It will relieve you from the symptoms of hay fever. If you are suffering from chronic hay fever, then you should drink fenugreek tea so that it can prevent the infection of the upper respiratory tract.
Eat more garlic and ginger
It is a natural anti-inflammatory that helps reducing the symptoms of hay fever. Garlic also has many antibiotic properties that help provide relief from sinus congestion.
Consume local honey
You can obtain honey from a local beekeeper and consume it every day. You must start consuming it months before the onset of the hay fever season. Take a piece of honeycomb and have it once or twice daily. It will help decrease the sensitivity of the pollens by increasing the sensitivity to the pollen and blocking the antibodies.
Modify your diet
Seasonal fever is triggered by the air borne pollens. Pollen known as ragweed is the common contributor for hay fever. If you eliminate melons, zucchinis and cucumbers from your diet then it will help you to avoid the allergy. Did you know? Even grass pollens are the common contributors of allergy. You must eliminate tomatoes and wheat products, carrots from your diet that will help to reduce the symptoms of hay fever.
Take nettle extract
Squeeze fresh nettle juice and combine it with grape juice daily and it will act as a natural histamine that will help decrease the symptom of hay fever.
Other foods that you need to eliminate from your diet are:
- Red Meat
- Citrus fruits and bananas
- Caffeine, dairy products and alcohol
Other things that you need to do is eat a high-carbohydrate diet and consume moderately low fat
- Garlic, onion, horseradish, cayenne, ginger
- Orange vegetables and deep yellow
- Leafy green and dark green vegetables
- Cabbage, beets, carrots, nettles, bamboo shoots
Try Nasal Irrigation
Use salty water to rinse sinus by inhaling through the nasal. It will help reduce the symptoms of hay fever. You can also use neti pot to pour warm saline solution into the nostril, you can do this with the help of nasal saline sprays.
Avoid swimming pools as it has chlorine in it
Swimming pools have chlorine in due kill the unwanted germs and if you jump into a water filled chlorine it will aggravate the symptoms of hay fever. If you go for swimming in salt water, it will help provide relief from sinus.
You need a strong immune system to help you combat the symptoms of hay fever. Other ways to increase the intake of vitamin C is by consuming strawberries, kiwi and citrus fruits. These are a great source of vitamin C and consuming it daily will not only be great for your health and skin.
Keep your carpets clean and free from dust
At all times remember to keep your floors and carpets clean and tidy as that is the place where the allergens hide. If you have rugs and carpets make sure that wash them regularly or dust will accumulate in it creating havoc for you.
Herbal Remedies for Hay Fever will help provide relief from all symptoms.