Natures Healthbox offer a selection of the finest natural hay fever alternatives, which provide fast and effective relief without the non-drowsy effects of regular pharmaceutical brands.
What triggers hay fever?
Hay fever (or allergic rhinitis) is a common allergic condition which sees an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the nasal cavity, when the Immune System overracts to allergens in the air. Obviously, the best way to prevent a bout of hay fever is to avoid the fungal spores in the air or wind-pollinated flowering plants that cause this allergic reaction in the first place.
How does hay fever affect the body?
Hay fever affects up to 1 in 5 individuals at some point in their life with symptoms including a stuffy or runny nose, sneezing, itchy, red and watery eyes, or swelling around the Eyes.
Is hay fever worse at night?
It can be! Nightly hay fever symptoms can be contributed to the mould spores and dust mites found within your bedroom carpets, bedsheets and curtains.
Does drinking water help hay fever?
Yes! Consume more Mineral Water not only to stay hydrated but to keep your nasal passages clear. If you allow your body to become dehydrated, it will produce higher levels of histamine, which increases the risk of stronger hay fever symptoms.
What is the best thing for hayfever?
Ginger has incredible immune supporting anti-inflammatory properties, while Green Tea is thought to block the production of histamine - the substance responsibe for allergic symptoms. Alternatively, you may wish to try a Pure Pollen Barrier Balm for an easier on-the-go solution. This type of natural hay fever remedy is applied around the base of the nostrils to prevent airborne allergens from entering the Body, and is suitable for adults, children, and pregnant women too!