Tag: nettle

Allergies, hay fever and, seasonal inflammation; skip the Zyrtec and try this healthy approach instead.

Allergies, hay fever, and seasonal inflammation; skip the Zyrtec and try this healthy approach instead. We are in the middle of hay fever season, and people who are sensitive to grass and pollen are suffering. Allergic rhinitis causes an inflammatory response of the body within minutes of exposure.  The symptoms feed on themselves as the body reacts, sometimes violently with watery eyes, swollen sinuses and you feel miserable. While many of us have looked to medications such as Sudafed which works but will keep you up and make you feel wired, or Zyrtec which will make you feel like you Read More »

Surviving springtime allergy season naturally; without all the side effects.

Surviving springtime allergy season naturally; without all the side effects. The watery eyes, sneezing, hacking, coughing, and misery that comes with spring are in full bloom. If you suffer from allergies courtesy of pollen, mold and many of the other things in the air as the warmer weather arrives, we have some good news for you. You have some great natural choices that do not have the side effects of Sudafed or many of the other prescription or nonprescription drugs. Years ago, my go to was Sudafed, which worked; sort of, but kept me up at night and left me Read More »

Ragweed, sagebrush, autumn allergies; natural products that work without the side effects of most allergy medicines

Ragweed, sagebrush, autumn allergies; natural products that work without the side effects of most allergy medicines Well, its that season again. Many of you may have experienced the sneezing, running eyes and the inflamed sinus passages associated with fall allergy season. The worst part about it is that most of us are forced to use products that while working, make us miserable in other ways. Prior to discovering these products, I had relied on Sudafed, which would relieve the symptoms a little, but leave me wide awake at night so I could not sleep. The day after, I would feel Read More »

It’s allergy season; has anyone ever told you about Nettle, an effective way to relieve those symptoms naturally?

    It’s allergy season; has anyone ever told you about Nettle, an effective way to relieve those symptoms naturally? It’s spring, the birds are chirping, the weather is warming, your car is covered in pollen and your eyes are watery with the effects of allergy season. Some of us experience this worse than others, and rely on products such as Sudafed or some of the many antihistamine’s that promise to relieve the sneezing, hay fever and watery eyes. They also come with some side effects such as dry mouth, loss of sleep (to keep you from getting drowsy, some Read More »

Allergies, control those attacks better with Nettle, minus the side effects.

Allergies, control those attacks better with Nettle, minus the side effects. Blowing and bagging leaves often has a bad side effect; allergy symptoms. The change of weather also has a similar effect on many of us as well as the blooming of the trees in the spring. Of course, there are other things that set off an allergy attack which can assure a night or nights and days of misery, with watery eyes, sneezing and sinus irritability, otherwise known as hay fever. Most of us have used Sudafed, as well as other medications designed to handle our bodies overzealous response Read More »