Natural Ways to Reduce Seasonal Allergies

Natural Ways to Reduce Seasonal Allergies

Here are several things that I have personally found to be enormously helpful for naturally reducing my seasonal allergies. 1. Neti Pot Used for thousands of years, neti pots help to gently flush debris and allergens out the sinus cavity can aid in allergy relief. I was initially very resistant to using a neti pot. I was sure that I was going to drown as I choked on the water going down my throat. Once I learned how to correctly use the neti pot, I experienced a significant relief not only in my allergy symptoms but also noticed a significant reduction in the number of sinus infections that I was getting.  I became a believer and a regular neti pot user! You can purchase a neti pot at most health food stores and at most drugstores in the allergy section. Mix a quarter to a half teaspoon of non-iodized table salt with one cup of lukewarm water and pour it into the pot. Lean over a sink and then tilt your head to the side (as though you were getting a drink from the faucet). At this point, put the neti pot’s spout in one nostril and slowly pour. The water will drain out the other nostril. Gently blow your nose. Switch sides and repeat, alternating nostrils. Blow your nose when you’re finished to completely clean out your nasal passageways. 2. Essential Oils There are literally hundreds of essential oils available today. Many of them are amazing when it comes to dealing naturally with seasonal allergy issues. Essential oils are the liquid that is found in leaves, stems, bark...