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5 HERBAL REMEDIES FOR ALLERGY RELIEF


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Seasonal allergies are widespread in people. The allergic reaction is an immune response of the body to a trigger (pollen, dust, flowers). Allergies cannot be treated, but allergic reactions can be relieved by taking certain medicines (antihistamines), but they have some side effects like drowsiness. However, below are some herbal remedies that can help ease your allergic reactions.

  • BUTTERBUR

Butterbur has some fantastic benefits in treating allergy-related symptoms. Some studies suggest that it is as beneficial as Cetirizine (Zyrtec).

  • GARLIC

Garlic has very potent anti-inflammatory effects. It additionally has a component, quercetin, which works as an antihistamine. Overall, garlic boosts your immune system and improves your body’s natural defense to seasonal allergies.

  • VITAMIN C

It contains some very powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agents. Many studies revealed that appropriate Vitamin C intake eased the allergy symptoms. Some also reported that a deficiency in Vitamin C can cause allergy-related disorders

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  • BROMELAIN

It is commonly found in pineapple juice but is also available as a supplement. It contains anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic properties that not many people know about.

  • TURMERIC

It is commonly found in pineapple juice but is also available as a supplement. It has proven to be beneficial as an anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic herbal medicine.

Please ensure the remedies mentioned above cannot replace your regular medicine if you are taking it for any severe allergic reactions. However, they may help ease your allergy-related symptoms. If you are willing to replace your regular medicine with any of the above natural remedies, please make sure to talk to your doctor or pharmacist.