Three Medicinal Remedies for Allergies
Do you suffer from regular or seasonal allergies? In this article, we'll take a look at some medicinal plants that can help.
If you want to fight allergens naturally, then it may be helpful to use certain remedies for allergies with cleansing and anti-inflammatory properties. This way, you can gradually eliminate annoying allergy symptoms.
Keep reading to learn about the three best medicinal remedies for allergies, including sage, rosemary, nettle, licorice, elderberry, and clay.
Medicinal Remedies for Allergies
When we say “allergies” we’re often talking about our body’s reaction to external agents which overstimulate our immune system. However, in all cases, allergies are also a symptom of the accumulation of toxins in our body. Thus, the purpose of natural treatment should be to clear these allergens, which you’ll achieve by facilitating the function of the liver and kidneys.
Also, the balance of your intestine is important. You can achieve this with a diet rich in fresh, wholesome food, plenty of water, and probiotics that’ll help replenish your gut flora.
1. Sage, Rosemary, and Nettle Tea
The first remedy is based on the healing properties of three medicinal plants:
- Salvia: Also known as sage, this is a medicinal plant that’s been used as a remedy for women since ancient times. It’s a great aid in the treatment of allergies due to its anti-inflammatory power. In addition, it has relaxing, digestive and balancing properties.
- Rosemary: Rosemary relieves inflammation related to allergies, especially when it affects the eyes in the form of dryness, itching, tearing. In addition, it promotes circulation.
- Nettle: Nettle is a highly detoxifying wild plant that facilitates the elimination of toxins. Its anti-histaminic effect reduces allergic rhinitis and greatly improves the quality of life of those who take it frequently.
The medicinal tea should be taken daily, always between meals for better effect. Combine and/or alternate it with the next two remedies below.
2. Elderflower and Licorice
Another highly effective anti-allergic infusion is made with elderberry and licorice:
- Elderflower: This flower alleviates some common symptoms of allergies, such as itching, nasal congestion, throat inflammation, coughing, and rash. It’s also very effective in the treatment of skin rashes. In this case, in addition to drinking it, you can apply it topically.
- Licorice: This herb has a sweet and intense flavor and is one of the best natural anti-histaminics, both topical and oral. In fact, an old treatment indicates to prepare a licorice bath to in order to benefit from its natural cortisone. Furthermore, this plant is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent due to its main component, glycyrrhizin. In addition, it smoothes down respiratory mucosa and promotes the elimination of toxins from the body.
Note: Be aware that licorice can increase blood pressure. For this reason, people with this condition should either consult their MD or choose different natural remedies to treat their allergies.
Read this article: How to Make Cough Syrup out of Thyme and Licorice
3. White Clay Powder Drink
White clay drink is an ancient, simple remedy that helps eliminate toxins from your body and, at the same time, treat allergies. In addition, it’s also an excellent home remedy for high cholesterol, gastric hyperacidity, and gastritis. In fact, white clay is a gastric protector.
- 1 tsp of white clay powder
- ½ glass of water
- First, dissolve the white clay powder in half a glass of water.
- Keep in mind that it’s important not to use metal or plastic utensils. Instead, try to use glass, ceramic or wood.
- Next, let it sit for 10 minutes.
- If you suffer from high blood pressure, then you should avoid drinking the powder. Drink only the water after the 10 minutes.
- Finally, drink the preparation every day on an empty stomach.
- Drink daily for a month. You may repeat the treatment after a few weeks afterward.