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3 Best Ways to Relieve Allergies Naturally
If you feel like your allergies get the best of you when the weather begins to get warmer and the sun starts to shine more, you are not alone. When spring starts to kick into full gear that means allergens are ramping up again for the year. Between tree and flower pollen, people cutting their grass again, and stuff floating into your homes through the open windows, it is a recipe to allergies to kick into gear.
Although most people use over the counter allergy medicines to help reduce their allergy symptoms, these medications can be addictive, make you drowsy, and sadly, they are also filled with lots of chemicals, fillers, and harsh ingredients.
However, there are heaps of great ways you can alleviate your allergies symptoms at home that do not require constant use of chemical medications!
We will discuss the three best ways to relieve allergies naturally, so you can get back to feeling like yourself in no time at all.
Eat Local Honey
You are probably familiar a bit with this interesting method, but many people think it is just folklore. But the truth is exactly the opposite. Eating local honey can very much so reduce your allergy symptoms naturally and in one of the tastiest ways possible.
By eating honey from local beekeepers, you are essentially building an immunity to the local allergens in your body, so your body does not think said allergens are foreign and harmful entities. If your body thinks these allergens are harmful, you will have a reaction (i.e. runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, etc.) but by eating local honey to are desensitizing your body to the allergens.
Since bees eat from the local flowers and plants, their honey contains small amounts of the local allergens, so you can build immunity over time.
Eat one to two tablespoons of honey each day to begin seeing results in a couple of weeks.
It seems that apple cider vinegar is used for just about every health concern these days, but this special ingredient really does have incredible power to heal the body.
Although most doctors and scientific studies will suggest that there is no basis that ACV works for allergies, there are thousands of users who have personal stories about this vinegar helping to completely alleviate their allergy symptoms. You can try this method and see if it works for you. It is simple, inexpensive, and easy to try, so if you feel like it is not the most effective method for you, you can move on without regret.
All you have to do is add about one tablespoon of raw, unfiltered, and organic ACV to a glass of water. You can also add a splash of fresh organic lemon. If you also want to add local honey into your allergy treatment, you can boil water and let it cool slightly. Add a tablespoon of local honey, lemon, and ACV for an allergy busting beverage.
Most people with seasonal allergies likely know of the Neti pot, but have you ever tried it? Although this is not the most comfortable solution, it really does wonders to help clear out your nasal passages and keep them moist.
A Neti pot is clear your sinuses from allergens, remove stubborn congestion, and help you breathe easier. There have been many studies conducted that prove the effectiveness of Neti pots and their ability to help alleviate seasonal allergies.
When using a Neti pot, you will want to make sure you are using very clean, distilled water. You do not want to water to have a ton of harmful toxins. Tap water contains heavy metals and fluoride which can severely irritate your sinuses.
If you want even more cleaning power, add salt to your water to make a saline solution.