How Do You Naturally Relieve Pollen Allergy Related Symptoms?
An allergy to pollen is caused by imflammation of mucus membranes in the nose and sinuses. The pollen can trigger the release of histamines which can cause symptoms such as itchy, watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, coughing and a dull foggy feeling. Over the counter medicines can help to temporarily relieve symptoms, but can also cause side effects such as drowsiness. Follow my tips to naturally relieve pollen related allergies. Fill a pot with water. Heat on stove. Remove from stove. Add 2 or 3 drops of eucalyptus oil. Put a towel over your head and breathe in the steam. Be careful not to touch or spill water. Wet a washcloth with very warm water. Hold over your forehead and the bridge of your nose. Take a hot shower and wash hair. This will clean pollen off of you and also help relieve sinus congestion. Use a saline spray several times a day to moisturize nasal passages. Use a neti pot to irrigate nasal passages. Wear a dust mask when going outside during peak pollen hours. Drink ple