Dust allergy is mainly caused by dust mites (also called as bed mites). They belong to arachnids family of eight legged creatures. High level of exposure to dust mite is the important factor in triggering the allergic reaction. Dust allergy may range from mild to severe.
The allergic reaction can resemble a cold , runny nose, coughing, wheezing and sneezing. Even though dust allergies cannot be cured completely, natural treatments can relieve the allergic symptoms to a great extent.
Tips To Treat Dust Allergy Naturally
Nettle Leaf And Peppermint Leaf Herbal Tea
Nettle Leaf is a natural antihistamine herb which is very effective in blocking the body’s ability to produce histamine which is a chemical responsible for triggering allergy. To get relief from allergy, Nettle leaf tea mixed with peppermint leaf is very much beneficial and refreshing.
Boil some dried Nettle leaves and peppermint leaves in water for about 5 minutes. Cover and allow it to steep. Strain the tea into a coffee mug and sip it hot. If required add a teaspoon of honey and a few drops of lemon. Peppermint beyond its delicious smell, acts as a decongestant, anti-inflammatory and a mild antibacterial.
Warm soup of onion and garlic mixed with antiallergic herbs like evening primrose, wine vinegar, hot pepper, turmeric and celery seed acts as a great relaxant in soothing the allergic reactions. Boil an onion with a clove of garlic. Add about ½ cup of chopped leaves of evening primrose.
After 5 minutes, add a cup of nettle leaves and boil for 10 minutes. Season the warm soup with black pepper, wine vinegar, turmeric and celery seed and consume hot to get relieved from dust allergy.
Garlic contains strong anti-inflammatory substance known as quercetin. Using garlic regularly prevents or reduce allergy symptoms. Garlic should not be used with cooking. Instead, add garlic to food before removing from the stove or eat it raw to get maximum benefit from allergy.
Drinking garlic tea is also beneficial in reducing dust allergy symptoms. Add a few crushed cloves of garlic in a cup of boiling water. Cover and steep for five minutes. Mix with honey and few drops of lime. Drink it hot to get relieved of the symptoms of dust allergy.
Chamomile is anti-inflammatory, relieves headaches, relaxing and eases inflammation. Chamomile oil can be used in diffuser as a steam. Dry leaves of Chamomile are used in making tea. Chamomile tea is very much beneficial in the treatment of dust allergy. Few Dry leaves of Chamomile are boiled in a cup of water for five minutes. Close and steep for five to ten minutes. Strain into a coffee mug and sip it hot to get relief from symptoms of dust allergy.
The pure essential eucalyptus oil can be used in healing mucus membranes. Apply a drop of Eucalyptus oil on a cotton ball, sniff it several times a day. For steam treatment, add a few drops of Eucalyptus oil to water or to a nebulizer, cover head with a towel, inhale the steam.
Repeat steam treatment 2-3 times a day. Eucalyptus clears nasal passages and congestion in the bronchial area. It encourages breathing by opening up the lungs.
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