How To Cure Allergies

AllergiesFrom spring to winter, every change of season brings allergens in the atmosphere which takes a toll on health of people who suffer from allergy. People suffering from hay fever and allergies are sensitive to pollens, smog, dust and leaves which cause symptoms like coughing, severe sneezing, itchy eyes, and nasal discharge. And during season change these allergens are at their peak making the symptoms worst.

Therefore, people who are sensitive to these allergens should take extra precaution to avoid allergies. For asthma patient or people who have breathing problem, allergy could be even life threatening. These patients should take medical advice to control allergy. However, others can just follow the given tips to cure allergy. Here are some tips and remedies that can be easily followed in daily life to cure allergies.

Various Ways To Cure Allergies

Peppermint Tea

Since ages people rely on peppermint tea to ease the symptoms of allergy. Peppermint tea provides relief from clogged-up nose and irritation. As it contains essential oil, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory substances, it helps to open the congestion in the chest caused due to allergens.

Peppermint Tea

You can either buy peppermint tea bags from store or prepare it at home. To prepare peppermint tea, take ½ ounce of dried peppermint leaves in a jar then pour hot water into it. Let it steep for five minutes. Strain the liquid and sip. You can even inhale the steam while preparing the tea for more benefit. Drink the tea once or twice a day for fast recovery.

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Breathe Fresh Air

Pollutant air can worsen the allergy. It has been studied that pollutant air causes allergy in many people. So, if you are suffering from allergy then spend little time outside home during smoggy days and windy days during spring.

And if you could not avoid going out then wear a surgical mask on your mouth and sunglasses to prevent the allergen to enter your mouth, eyes, and nose. You should also avoid inhaling tobacco smoke as it also triggers allergy.

Saline Solution

Allergens usually block the nose and cause inflammation. In this case saline solution helps a lot to reduce the allergy symptoms by removing the allergen from the nasal passage. Saline solution can be purchased from shops or prepared at home. To prepare it at home, take a pint of warm and distilled water.

Saline Solution

Mix a teaspoon of salt and a pinch of baking soda into it. Sniff the solution into the nostrils one by one once or twice a day to relieve the symptoms. But do not try this remedy if you have asthma.


Taking steam is an effective way to cure allergy. Steam not only relaxes sinuses but also helps to clear the nasal passage off the mucus. Steam also prevents repeated sneezing due to allergens. It is easy to take steam at home. You just need to take a bowl of hot water.

Steam Inhalation

Place your face in the way of hot steam and cover your head with a towel so that the steam enters directly to your nose. Remain in this position for 5 to 10 minutes. Repeat this 2 or 3 times a day for speedy recovery.

Avoid Humid Environment At Home

Dust mites trigger allergy attach aggressively. Humid environment is the best place for dust mites to breed. So, prevent humid atmosphere at home by using dehumidifier. De-humidifier also controls the breeding of molds that also acts as allergen. You can even install an air-conditioner which helps to control humidity at home.

Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.

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