What is allergy ?
An allergy or an allergic effect is defined to an abnormal immune system response to be certain stimuli such as food or ingredients of dust. Our immune system generally works to protect the body against viruses and other threats. In certain circumstances, our immune system can fail. People who suffer from allergies have certain irregularities in their immune system response. This irregularity’s immune system makes wrong reactions towards certain substances, as if they were harmful to our body system. This defensive reaction triggered by our body system is known as an allergic reaction. The gist that precipitates the immune response is known as an allergen.
There are a variety of allergens that could cause such reactions this may also include certain ingredients in the petrochemicals, dust, smoke, certain drugs, cosmetics, resins, oils, etc. Before going to any natural allergy remedy It should be noted that the most important step would be to minimize or eliminate system of body.
In Ayurveda, allergic symptoms are rarely caused by the same allergens. In Ayurveda, the main factor of allergies is from poorly digested food called Ama. Ama is a toxic substance that can block the flow channels, which are the body’s main lines of communication. These lines of communication must be clear so that the body can respond without the hyper-vigilance and overly defensive attack to these harmless substances.
Signs and Symptoms of Allergy
Allergy symptoms can vary depending on the features of allergic disease. However,majority of allergic diseases have some common symptoms. such as:
1.Inflammation of the nose.
2.Inflammation in the body.
Causes of Allergy
1.The most common substances that cause allergic people include certain foods,pollen, latex and dust.
2.The environmental factor, a person where lives can also play a role in the development of allergies.
3.Sometimes allergies in some people’s are genetic.
4.Environmental factors are a major cause behind the formation of allergies in people.People in industrial areas with high pollution levels, suffer most from allergies.
Home Treatment for Allergies
Chamomile tea: This is a very popular drink worldwide. It is considered a natural antihistamine.Having one or two cups daily sweetened with honey gives you immunity to allergens. Mind, you should not consume if allergic to ragweed.
Ginger:Ginger have a sufficient power to cover all major factors causing the allergy. It not only increase immunity system but also reduces the secretion of histamine in the body, which is the main factor that cause allergies.
Garlic:Garlic is also one of the best builders of immunity to any allergens. Garlic has proven effective as a decongestant and therefore also used in various types of coughs and colds. Try the fresh garlic instead of going to the paste or powder or ready-made. But remember that garlic may worsen the case, if the severe heartburn.
Green tea: Green tea or common table tea has natural ability to block histamine secretion. You can have one or two cups a day with honey.You can also take black tea,instead of green tea. It has been reported as effective as green tea,sometimes it can be used as a substitute.
Simple honey:Plain and simple honey will work. This gives fight allergens and also helps you become resistant to certain pollens. Note that all the beneficial properties are lost once the honey is cooked through.
Peppermint tea:Peppermint tea is used to help relieve nasal congestion and therefore the respiratory tract. On the other hand, in summer,Peppermint ice cream has a refreshing flavor and helps prevent coughs and sinus problems related to allergy.
Lemon juice: Lemon is the most popular remedy for allergy.Half teaspoon lemon juice mixed with a teaspoon of honey,with warm water if taken regularly in the early morning is best for allergy. This should be continued for a couple of months. Taking this immunity is based on allergic conditions.people should Care for who are allergic to citrus.
Thyme: Thyme is wonderful for congestion. This tea is also used for nasal congestion,cough and sinusitis. You can make tea with a tablespoon of dried herb per cup of water. The precaution includes dose should not exceed more than one cup a day.
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