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Seasonal Allergies – Natural Solutions

Seasonal allergies are an improper reaction by our immune system towards allergens like Pollens. Our immune system can get hay wired and mistakenly identifies a substance from the environment as a threat. Our understanding of allergic disorders has tremendously improved and therefore new preventive and therapeutic protocols have emerged. Most people suffer from seasonal allergies during the spring, but for some the allergy season goes well into the summer. For those, seeking natural allergy relief, there is a variety of natural health products available to suit your individual need, to strengthen the immune system and to minimize the symptoms brought on by seasonal allergens. Some remedies can be used in the prevention and others in the treatment of symptoms. The most common symptoms associated with airborne allergies are runny and stuffy nose, sneezing and itchy eyes. Here are some natural solutions to help enjoy the outdoors and leave the allergies behind: Quercetin, a dietary flavonoid found in many plants, has anti-inflammatory action, can help to reduce swelling of membranes and prevents watery eyes and runny nose. Pascallerg from Pascoe is a homeopathic remedy to relieve symptoms of hay fever and other allergies, such as sneezing, wheezing, dyspnea and itching of the skin and eye. Other homeopathic solutions for seasonal allergies are for example: Boiron’s Pollen, for the preparation of seasonal allergies, Allergy Kit, during the allergy season, Sabalia, for the fast acting relief of symptoms. There are certainly more suggestions we can give you in order to get better allergy relief and to individually find the right remedy for you. Please come in and we are happy to help you with all your natural health needs. 

Bob Mehr (Pharm)
CEO Pure Integrative Pharmacy