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How to cure pollen Allergy- 23 simple Home Remedies

How to cure pollen Allergy Simple home remedies
HTC Editor
HTC Editor
July12/ 2016


Allergy is an immune related disorder caused by different substances present in the environment. It is a condition where immune system gets disturbed by the foreign particles present in the surroundings like pollen grains, dust particles. Pollen allergy cure is available easily these days as it can be cured with the help of certain medications or basic preventive measures.

The causative agent of allergy differs from person to person based on how their immune system reacts to it. The lower the immunity, the higher the risk of allergy. Allergy can be caused by contaminated food and water.

The allergic reaction is visible by constant sneezing or coughing when the person gets exposed to such substances. Allergy can be mild to life threatening (Anaphylaxis).The anaphylaxis is rarely seen and reported by the hospitals when compared to mild allergy cases.

How to Cure Pollen Allergies – Natural remedies

The person when comes in contact with the allergens shows visible symptoms. Most of the seasonal allergies can be cured naturally and it does not last long. It is recommended to take preventive measures when the first symptoms are observed to avoid the severe consequences. The allergy can be treated naturally by the following methods

  1. Acupuncture

Acupuncture can be used as a cure for pollen allergies. This therapy can be used along with the regular medication.

  1. Saline

Rinsing nose with saline helps in removing the pollen from your nose and relieves the nose irritation and reduces nose congestion

  1. Honey

Honey consumption helps the body to adapt the allergen present in the surrounding and gives energy to combat the foreign particles. Honey is considered as one of the best home remedies for pollen allergy relief.

  1. Probiotics

Probiotics are the live bacteria known to provide immunity to the body. Live probiotics are available in the market and can help in boosting immunity.

  1. Fish oil supplement

Fish oil supplements can be used to increase immunity against the allergic reactions. Fish oil supplement can be used as a pollen allergy cure for a speedy recovery.

  1. Going outdoors

Outdoor activity can be scheduled for evening sessions as pollen is released in the morning hours. Morning outdoor activities can expose the person to pollen released by the plants.

  1. Trans oleic acid

Trans oleic acid content is found more in poultry. Consuming food containing high amount of oleic acid also helps in boosting immunity.

  1. Sunglasses

Wearing sunglasses can help you to avoid exposure with pollen when outdoors.

  1. Butterbur

The herb named butterbur is a natural remedy for treatment of pollen allergy, inflammation and headache. Butterbur herb also has certain side effects as it also contains pyrrolizidine alkaloids that can damage the live and in few cases causes cancer.

  1. Apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar is a very old home remedy used to cure allergy and many other ailments. Apple cider vinegar cures allergy by decreasing the mucous production.

  1. Quercetin

Quercetin is present in fruits, vegetables and wine. Consumption of food containing quercetin results in inhibiting the release of histamine. Histamine is a component produced by the body as a local immune response.

  1. Nettle leaf

Nettle leaf is used as home remedy for treating allergy. Nettle leaf tea is more beneficial and the most used pollen allergy cure in a short span of time.

  1. Grape seed extract

Grapes are known as a healthy nutritional fruit. Grape seeds are having medicinal property for treating diseases like allergy. Grape seed extract is mainly considered as one of the best home remedies for pollen allergy relief.

  1. Sanitizer

Hands sanitizers can kill the germs instantly. It is suggested to use hand sanitizers before eating. Transmission of allergy can be avoided by using sanitizer when you come in direct contact with people with same symptoms.

  1. Personal care and hygiene

Taking shower daily and changing clothes after spending time outdoors helps in removing the pollen present on your body. It is better to leave your shoes outside the house as the dust particles stick to your shoes can results in transferring allergens to the air.

  1. Appliances

Home appliances with HEPA (High efficiency particulate air filter) filters are very useful to remove the allergens and other harmful organisms.

  1. Bromelain

Bromelain is an enzyme that can be extracted from pineapple juice and its stem. Bromelain reduces the inflammation caused by histamines in the nasal cavities. Bromelain shows better results when taken along with anti-histamines.

  1. Guduchi

Guduchi is an ayurvedic herb that is mostly used in the East India to relieve inflammation and improves immune system functions.

  1. Timothy Grass

Timothy grass also called as Phleum pratense is a herb that is generally used to cure pollen allergy. Timothy grass acts as vaccine and boost immune system. Timothy grass is an effective remedy for seasonal allergies.

  1. Goldenseal

Goldenseal has antibacterial and astringent properties. If you want to know how to treat pollen allergy symptoms naturally then, goldenseal is the best solutions for reducing the symptoms of pollen allergy symptoms.

  1. Citrus drink

Citrus fruits contain more amount of vitamin C. Vitamin C helps in providing relief from seasonal allergies along with nourishing the immune system of your body.

  1. Red onion water

Red onion is rich in water soluble compound quercetin that has reduces the amount of histamines produced by the body. The more the amount of histamines are reduced in the body the lesser the allergy symptoms. Quercetin present in red onion is known to act as bronchodilator and thus opens the airways and helps in easier breathing.

To prepare red onion water, slice onion and add in water. Keep it for 8-12 hours and drink the solution twice a day to cure pollen allergy. Honey can only be added to the mixture for taste.

  1. Apple-walnut trail

Apple and walnut helps in relieving allergy symptoms instantly. High content of vitamin E and magnesium helps in boosting immunity and protects the body from allergen. Quercetin present in apples reduces the production of histamine in the body.

Pollen allergy can be prevented and cured with the above simple natural remedies. Natural home remedies are best cure for pollen allergies and other seasonal allergies.

HTC Editor
HTC Editor

Atefa Noorain, (Microbiologist)former Head of the Department of Life Sciences, Assistant Professor of Microbiology at Sujatha Degree College for Women. She worked as an Associate Research Analyst at Thomson Reuters and an Associate Editor of two research journals. She has presented her research work in 3 International Conferences. She has written articles for national journals and international journals. She had been felicitated as a Young Speaker in the last conference. She has worked on Nanoparticles as a part of her research project and won the Best Scientist of the Day award.

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