Generally doctors or medical consultant cure with a variety of ways such as medications and allergy shots. However, natural and home remedies are the best ways to treat any kinds of allergies.
Best Natural Home Remedies for Allergies
The perfect and best natural remedy for allergies is avoidance. Mostly doctors or natural healers suggest that you should avoid allergens or the things that causes allergic reactions. For example, whenever you have to face allergic reaction to sulfa drug, you should immediately tell your doctor about your allergy or use an antibiotic. It is commonly said that some allergens are very harmful and it is not easy to avoid from these allergens. In this situation, you should discuss your symptoms with your medical consultant or use natural home remedies to relieve allergies or allergic reactions. These natural home remedies for allergies are:
1- Saline Nasal Irrigation:
Saline Nasal Irrigation, a natural home remedy has many beneficial effects for both adults and children having allergic rhinitis, may be called as hay fever. The saline solution, a mixture of salt and water normally contains 0.9% sodium chloride (salt), which is equal to the quantity of sodium in blood and tears. It is usually called as normal saline but sometimes may be known as physiological or isotonic saline.
Saline Solution can be made at home easily by using the things which are available in your kitchen. It is also be available at your local pharmacy. Its composition comprises the following things:
- Tap Water
- Table salt or fine sea salt (iodine-free)
- A pot or microwave-safe bowl with a lid
- A clean jar
- A measuring cup and teaspoon
- Baking soda (optional)
In order to prepare this solution, take 2 cups of water covered with lid and boiled for 15 minutes. After this allow to cool this solution at room temperature. Then add 1 teaspoon of salt, also add 1 pinch of baking soda if you want and stir this solution until it completely dissolved. Then refrigerate for 24 hours in airtight container. After preparing the solution, store in a jar cover with lid. It prevent to contaminate your solution from bacteria.
2- HEPA Filters:
Many types of air filters and purifiers are designed inside your home to remove allergens from the air. Air filters or HEPA filters are of different types, high-efficiency air filters or HEPA filters are used to reduce allergens from the air at home. Air filters or HEPA filters can be installed in your ventilation, heating or air-conditioning system to clean the air throughout the home. When air passes through these filters by trapping these particles such as pollen, dust mites, pet dander or some types of mold. These filters can also filter smaller particles or allergens such as viruses, bacteria and smoke and HEPA filters can remove 99.9% percent particles of certain sizes.
Butterbur may also be known as Petasites hybridus. It is a kind of marsh plant which is used for medicinal purposes. It generally grows in whole Europe and in some parts of Asia and North America. It gets its name due to its large leave which are used to wrap butter and to keep it fresh in hot weather or season. It was effective for itchy eyes or oral antihistamine. The all parts of the butterbur plant are used for treatment of many healthy problems such as headaches, especially to reduce the intensity and frequency of migraines. It is said that nearly 30% American adults and 40% children having allergic problems that’s why butterbur plant is used for treatment of allergies of these. This can be used in the form of oil extract or in pill form.
Bromelain,a protein-digesting enzyme mixture which is derived from the stem, fruit and juice of the pineapple or papaya plant. The doctors or natural healers think that bromelain is effective to improve breathing by reducing swelling. It can be used alone or together with other medicines. It is usually used to remove dead skin from burns or to reduce inflammation and swelling. It can be used in pill or tablet form. It is also available in the form of cream.
Acupuncture is considered for getting better result for both seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis. It is an ancient technique of Chinese used as medicine for treatment of allergic disorders by putting the needles on specific points of the skin like nerve rich areas of the skin that effects on tissues, glands, organs and functions of the body. Each needle creates a small injury or wound at insertion site and it causes no discomfort and allow the body to respond. The respond that creates due to this method helps to promote the immune system, provoke the circulation of the area, wound healing and pain modulation. This method or technique is helpful in the treatment of all kind of allergies, hypertension, anxiety, chronic pains & strokes.
These are living microorganisms, found in your gut. These are harmless and provide numerous health benefits. They help in treatment of allergic rhinitis and prevent from allergic reactions. Probiotics helps to improve immune system, make the skin healthier and decrease risk of attack of many diseases or allergens. These may be called as friendly bacteria and certain kinds of yeast function as probiotics. They can also get from the food that is prepared by the bacterial fermentation or the food supplements that include yogurt, kefir, sauerkraut, tempeh and kimchi.
It is another natural home remedy for treatment of seasonal allergies. Seasonal allergies occurs when plants start producing pollen. It usually starts in February and remain until August or September. A powder-like substance, known as pollen helps the plants to make seed and reproduce. When people inhale pollen, then it leads to seasonal allergic reactions. As a result of allergic reactions many symptoms occurs like sneezing, watery and itchy eyes, runny nose, sore throat, coughing, headaches and trouble in breathing. That’s why honey which is produced by the pollen which bees collect from flowers helps to relieve allergic reactions and is considered very helpful for treatment of seasonal allergies.
8- Air Conditioners & Dehumidifiers:
Humidifiers therapy is also used to decrease the impact of allergic reactions. This therapy remove moisture from the air, and limit the growth of mildew and mold which causes allergies. They act as natural moisturizing agents that helps to relieve the dryness of skin which causes irritation in most parts of the body by adding moisture in air. These are also effective in treatment of dryness of the skin, lips, nose and throat.
It is world’s most popular supplement that is used to relieve allergic reactions. Spirulina, a blue green algae grows in both fresh and salt water. It is full of nutrients and used as antiallergic agent or product that is effective for treatment of allergic rhinitis. It is also available in pill form at the local pharmacy.
10- Stinging Nettle:
It acts as natural antihistamine in natural healing process for treatment of allergic reactions. These are plants and found all over the world, When skin come in contact with these plants then stinging nettle rashes occurs. These plants have herbal properties and grow on the same places every year. When these rashes occurs, make it sure that try to not touch these rashes for the first 10-minutes because if you allow these rashes or chemicals to dry on the skin, it is easy to remove these rashes. If you touch or rub on the skin having rashes, the chemicals went deeper in the skin and causes severe allergic reactions. After first-10 minutes take a soap and water to wash away these rashes or chemicals for the surface of the skin. By doing so this helps to remove itching, pain and swelling completely. After washing, you can use a tape for removing any remaining fibers from the surface of the skin. If you have not found any tape you can also wax strip or hair removal product.
It acts as an antioxidant and naturally found in broccoli, cauliflower, onions, green tea, apples and citrus fruits. Quercetin is favorite for home remedy of natural medical consultants or doctors because it stabilize the release of histamines and is helpful to control allergic reactions and symptoms.
It is an essential vitamin for your body which is not produced in your body. It has many beneficial effects for your body. It is water-soluble vitamin and found in many fruits and vegetables like oranges, kiwi fruit, bell pepper, strawberry, spinach, kale and broccoli. Many doctors or natural consultants suggests that you should take 2,000 milligrams of vitamin-C daily because it reduces histamine levels and helps to control the allergic reactions.
13- Peppermint Essential Oil:
Peppermint Oil can be used as an alternative or complementary treatment for allergic reactions or problems. It is derived from plants and can be used in different ways. It had an anti-inflammatory effects and reduce the symptoms of allergic rhinitis and bronchial asthma. There are following popular ways to use essential oils:
- Diffusing the oil into the air.
- Use the oil at the time of bath.
- Use the diluted oil on the skin.
- Spraying the oil into the air.
- Breathing the oil directly from the container.
14- Eucalyptus Essential Oil:
It acts as an antimicrobial agent. Many doctors or natural consultants thinks that use this oil during wash in allergy season. It helps to control the allergic reactions.
15- Frankincense Essential Oil:
It has also beneficial effects on your body. This oil may helps to control perennial allergic rhinitis. In dilute form as a carrier oil is used behind your ears or inhale by diffusing into the air.
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