Dr. William E. Berger of the American College of Allergy Asthma and Immunology have reported that nearly a third of allergy patients think their medications don’t work. Plus, pharmaceutical remedies are often expensive and frequently come with unwanted side effects, such as drowsiness, nasal irritation, impair driving ability and cause a mental disconnects. Natural treatments are used to support and improve allergic symptoms.
Supplements, Vitamins and Minerals:
Bioflavonoids – Bioflavonoids are natural anti-allergenic.
Bromelain and Multivitamins –Like Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and Vitamin E may enhance the action of bioflavonoids.
Flaxseed oil, Probiotics and Zinc may help to increase body resistance.
Some of the herbs used to treat allergic symptoms are as follows:
Angelica sinensis also known as “female ginseng Used as an antihistamine and anti-inflammatory.
Euphrasia officinalis also known as Eye bright reduces congestion and secretions. It is good for itchy eyes, sneezing, and excess mucus.
Gingko biloba Contains bioflavonoids and is used as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory.
Silybum marianum Helps reduce allergic, inflammatory, and histaminic reactions and supports liver function.
Trifolium pratense Helps to build the body’s resistance to allergies.
Urtica dioica may be used as an anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory.
Achillea millefolium Reduces congestion and secretions.
Tinospora cordifolia is known as “Guduchi” can reduce allergy symptoms such as sneezing, itching, and nasal discharge.
The following remedies have been shown to be effective in acute, symptomatic relief of allergies if it is prescribed as per the practicing doctor: