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Home Remedies for Allergies

What are Allergies?

The immune system of anWoman blows sneeze by protecting with tissue paper allergic person responds abnormally to a substance that is normally not considered harmful. A substance that causes such a response is known as an allergen and can include pollen, dust, mold or animal dander.

Sneezing usually accompanied by a runny or clogged nose, itchy eyes, ears, lips, throat and palate, shortness of breath, vomiting and diarrhea are some of the common allergies symptoms. Allergic reactions can range from mild to severe and can cause a minor irritation, or result in anaphylaxis, which can be life threatening.

It is important to note that these symptoms are caused due to different antigens and foreign substances that come in contact with the body.

Allergens such as pollen, dust, animal dander, feathers, clothes and fabrics, stings from insects like honey bees, ants or wasps can cause allergic reactions in your body.

Natural Home Remedies for Allergies

Look at some of the effective allergy remedies and natural treatments that can prove helpful in treating your allergy discomforts.

  • When lime is taken in a glass of lukewarm water with honey, it acts as an antitoxic for body digestive system. It is a good anti allergic agent.
  • One or two bananas a day are useful to those who are allergic to certain food or skin rashes.
  • Honey is known to be one of the most useful natural allergies treatments for treating allergy symptoms. Intake of pure honey with your regular diet helps your body to build immunity to natural pollens.
  • A cocktail of carrot juice, beetroot juice and cucumber juice consumed daily helps your body to fight against foreign substances like antigens.
  • Allergies are caused due to weakness in body. Intake of juices of fresh fruits for four to five days is very helpful.
  • Castor oil is considered to be among one of the very effective home remedies for allergies. When taken in the morning with any fruit or vegetable on an empty stomach, shows beneficial results. It cleanses your bowel.
  • Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant and quercetin is a  flavonoid which enhances the effects of vitamin C. Both are considered to be very beneficial natural remedies for allergy.
  • Take one thousand five hundred milligram of vitamin C and five hundred milligram of quercetin as you witness first signs of allergies on your body. Repeat this process after every four to six hours.

Also, calcium and magnesium supplements are important for those who suffer from allergy. Intake of supplement containing seven hundred to a thousand milligrams of calcium and five hundred milligrams of magnesium twice a day can help relax the over reactive nervous system.

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