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Hacks That Will Cure Your Spring Allergies

posted: 04/27/18
by: Kristine Boyd

Flowers are in full bloom which means spring allergies are in full swing. That warm weather you have been waiting for is finally here, but you can't even enjoy it without having a sneezing fit. Stocking up on over the counter medications can help, but most of them make patients extremely drowsy throughout the day. If you want to get rid of those pesky allergy symptoms while still having energy, you need to try these natural hacks!

Apple Cider Vinegar

Drinking some warm lemon water with a splash of apple cider vinegar can do wonders for your spring allergies and overall health. The vinegar helps to break up mucus in the body, allowing your congestion to clear up naturally. It is also a great immune system boost to prevent any unwanted sicknesses from coming on.

Butterber

This herb is known to be just as effective as over the counter antihistamines. With is powerful healing properties it will help clear your sinuses, prevent allergy attacks and control those pesky symptoms. You can take this healing herb as a pill or use it as an essential oil!

Spring Clean Your Home

Bringing the outdoors, indoors is why your allergies could be flaring up. You can easily track pollen into your home on your shoes and clothes. Here are easy ways to clean your home naturally while also preventing allergies.

Local Honey

This is similar to taking an allergy shot. By inducing local honey, you are introducing your body to small amounts of the pollen and plants that are making you allergies flare up. This introduction allows your body to be less sensitive to the pollen in your area when you come into contact with it. Try it in your morning tea or coffee to start your day off right!

Essential Oil Shower

Using essential oils in a steamy shower can really help to break down the congestion and clear your sinuses. Check out the essential oil guide to see what different oils you can use for seasonal allergies.

Nettle Leaf Tea

Nettles are an easy plant to grow in your backyard. They have slightly fuzzy leaves that sting your skin, but once they are cooked down they have amazing health benefits. They aid in soothing muscle and joint pain while also fighting the symptoms of seasonal allergies.

Allergy season is like having a cold that never ends. If you find that nothing you do seems to be working, then it's time to switch it up. Take a detour from over-the-counter products and try out these easy home remedies to fight off those annoying seasonal symptoms.