Why do we need natural antihistamines?
Are you sneezing, coughing, sniffing and scratching?
Then you more than likely could do with an antihistamine to provide relief to these irritating symptoms brought on by allergens.
So why not rather take a look at the natural antihistamines available to us first?
P.S. Remember to always check with your Medical Practitioner.
Listed below are some of the ailments and conditions that antihistamines are used for.
It must be stressed that antihistamines will not cure these ailments, they are merely used to help provide relief to the symptoms.
Anti-histimines, you might be interested to know, are also one of the main ingredients in motion sickness pills, cough syrup and sleeping pills.
Some of the main side effects of the chemical versions are:
This thoroughbred threesome is an absolute must on your list of natural replacements.
The following herbs have many benefits and beneficial medicinal properties coupled with their antihistamine qualities.
Warning: People who are allergic to ragweed can also cross-react to Echinacea.
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Tomatoes are not just a tasty ingredient for your salad, they are also very good for you.
Tomatoes are rich in the antioxidant lycopene, which is responsible for their red color, and also lowers blood pressure and cholesterol, thereby reducing the risk of heart disease and protecting against strokes.
It has also now been found that this antioxidant lycopene also seems to have stress-reducing properties.
A cup of raw tomatoes contains 4.6mg of lycopene and the recommended daily amount of the antioxident is 6 to 15mg.
Drink an infusion of Basil (made by pouring boiling water on a handful of basil leaves ) twice a day.
The eugenol oil in the plant seems to block the effects of an enzyme called cyclo-oxygenase which triggers inflammation and pain.
The information on this site does not constitute medical advice. Always consult with your Health Professional.