Homeopathic remedy temporarily relieves symptoms of hay fever and other allergies, sneezing, itchy eyes and runny nose.
Natural remedies to reduce symptoms of seasonal allergies such as dry itchy eyes and sneezing fits.
Natural Cures and Remedies for Hay Fever
What is Hay Fever?
Hay fever is an allergic disease which includes the
inflammation of the nasal passages’ lining. In the medical terms,
the disease is known as allergic rhinitis. This term includes two
different conditions which are perennial allergic rhinitis and
seasonal allergic rhinitis. Seasonal allergic rhinitis is referred
to as the disease which is common among people who claim that they
have hay fever.
This condition is aggravated by seasonal irritants such as pollens.
But, a large amount of overlap is there amongst the perennial,
seasonal or all the year round allergic rhinitis. The major symptoms
of both the conditions of allergic rhinitis include itching, sneezing,
and congestion that take place in the nasal passages. The inflammation
of this kind is due to the allergens which are foreign objects that
get into the body via mouth, nose and throat.
People who suffer from hay fever usually have an over active immune
system of the people who suffer from the problem of hay fever.
Particularly the level of antibodies in them is elevated. It is due to
this that hay fever is lined with eczema, asthma and sinusitis because
all of these have the same underlying cause. When allergens like
pollen and dust get into the body, the body produces antibodies which
lead to the production of a chemical known as histamine. This further
leads to swelling, itching and the production of mucous in the nose
lining and in the nasal membranes which lead to a condition like cold.
Some of the common symptoms of hay fever are:
• Running nose having watery fluid or blocked nose.
• Sneezing episodes.
• Sore throat.
• Red, watery or puffy eyes.
• Sinus pain.
• Husky voice.
• Itchy cough.
• High fever.
• Muscle and joint pain.
• Difficulties in vision.
Similar to the nasal conditions, the symptoms for allergic rhinitis
include the sinusitis and nasal polyps. Due to this fact, it is
essential to visit a doctor for the confirmation whether you are
suffering from hay fever or some other disease. As mentioned
previously, the disease of hay fever can be throughout the year or it
can be seasonal. This depends on the kind of allergies to which the
people are sensitive. The major causes for seasonal allergic rhinitis
The major causes for the hay fever all year round are:
• Dust mites
• Mould spores
• Cockroach droppings
As per the treatment of hay fever, the medications which are
prescribed the most include the antihistamines, corticosteroid nasal
sprays and decongestants. The corticosteroids aid in reducing the
itching, inflammation and the runny nose. The antihistamines control
the sneezing, itching and runny nose but they make people drowsy. The
decongestants make the nasal passages free.
There are certain remedies for this disease which can be done at home.
These include avoiding such things which trigger allergies in your
body. Sometime this thing is difficult to identify. Secondly, one can
wash his nose with saline which will help prevent inflammation in the
nasal lining. This will also help in washing the mucous and debris
from the nose. There are numerous other treatment options available
• Antihistamines: - Antihistamines cure hay every by effectively
blocking histamine action. This is the main chemical that the body
ends up releasing when it is being attacked by allergens. This also
prevents allergic reaction symptoms from taking place. This is also
effective in treating itching, sneezing or watery eyes that many
patients suffer from. They’re available in both nasal sprays and
• Corticosteroids: The reason why they are effective is due to their
strong anti-inflammation effect. When pollen triggers allergic
reactions, the nose usually becomes inflamed and corticosteroids help
in reducing inflammation and other associated symptoms. It is reported
that they a lot effective in curing hay fever than antihistamines in
preventing nasal symptoms, such as sneezing or symptoms.
No matter what type of treatment is used, it should be started a few
weeks before the symptoms begin appearing and should be taken on a
regular basis. It is essential to consult a doctor as well as some
treatment options are not suitable for individuals. For example,
antihistamines are not suitable for individuals suffering from other
medical problems. Hay fever can easily be cured as long as treatments
are being followed and taken on a regular basis.