Allergic Rhinitis is an type of inflammation which occurred in the nose when our immune system overreacts to allergens in the air. Allergic Rhinitis is also known as Hay Fever. Allergic rhinitis is typically triggered by environmental allergens such as pet hair, dust, pollen. Inherited genetics and environmental exposures contribute to the development of allergies.
|Allergic Rhinitis Home Remedies|
Signs and symptoms of Allergic Rhinitis or Hey Fever
- Runny or Stuffy Nose
- Red, Itchy, and Watery Eyes
- Clogged ears and decreased sense of smell
- Sore throat
- Dark circles under the eyes
- Puffiness under the eyes
- Fatigue and irritability
- Swelling around the eyes
Allergic Rhinitis Home Remedies
- Pour boiling water in a big bowl.
- Add 3 or 4 drops of any essential oil of your choice like eucalyptus, peppermint, rosemary or tea tree oil.
- Cover your head with a towel and lean carefully over the bowl.
- Deeply inhale the steam for 5 to 10 minutes, then blow your nose thoroughly.
- Repeat several times a day until you recover completely.
- Add 1 tbsp of grated ginger, a few cloves and a small piece of cinnamon to 1 cup of water. Boil this for 5 minutes, strain and add a little honey and lemon juice. Drink this herbal tea up to 3 times daily during the allergy season.
- Also, chew small pieces of fresh ginger several times a day as well as include ginger in your cooking.
- Chew 2 to 3 raw garlic cloves daily to combat the various symptoms of allergic rhinitis.
- Also include garlic powder or raw garlic in your day-to-day cooking
- People with a history of allergies can benefit from taking a garlic supplement daily during the allergy season. Consult your doctor for the correct dosage.
- Prepare a mixture with 6 tablespoons each of turmeric powder and raw honey. Mix well and store it in an air-tight container. Have 1 teaspoon of this mixture 2 times daily during the allergy season.
- Alternatively, drink 1 glass of warm turmeric milk daily to keep your immune system strong.
- You can also use turmeric in your cooking or take turmeric supplements after consulting a doctor.
#5. Saline Water
- Mix 1 tbsp of salt and a pinch of baking soda in 2 cups of warm distilled water.
- Using a nasal bulb, snort a small amount of this solution into one nostril.
- Allow the solution to drain back out through the other nostril or through the mouth.
- Gently blow your nose to remove excess mucus and solution.
- Follow this same process with the other nostril.
- Repeat this remedy a couple of times daily until your condition improves.