When your body tissue shows an abnormal or altered reaction after the exposure of an allergen, we speak of an allergy. This reaction will only occur when the tissue of your body has a specific sensitivity to this allergen. There are various ways how an allergen may reach the tissue. It could be caused by direct contact on the skin or by inhalation through the nose, but also after adsorption in the bloodstream. There is a wide range of allergens that may cause an allergic reaction and almost every part of your body could be sensitive to it. The most important are: pollens, cosmetics, vaccines, plants, hair of animals. There is also a large variety of food that could show an allergic reaction: fish, nuts, fruits, chocolate and much more. This article will give advice in how you can use basic allergy home remedies.
Every single day our body has to fight large amounts of allergens. Our immune system will lose some of these fights and you will notice a sneeze or an itch. Here is a list of some basic allergy home remedies that you could use to fight the allergens and keep your immune system in shape.
Treating allergies with nutrients
When we don’t eat healthy enough we might not get enough nutrients and this may cause allergens to pass through our system. There are some nutrients that could bring relief to an allergy, especially Pantothenic acids and B5 work very well. You should use this for a month and taking 100mg every day. Vitamin E taken in daily doses of 400mg for 4 to 6 weeks has also proven to be beneficial.
When you have allergies in the intestinal, nasals or skin, Castor oil could be beneficial. Mix 5 drops of oil with some plain water of juice and take it every morning.
Treatment eating Limes
Limes are another home remedy against allergies. They have a very strong anti-allergen characteristic. It is almost effective against any type of allergic reaction. Squeeze half a lime into some water. You can sweeten it with sugar or honey. Take this every morning for several months to flush away the toxins. However, be careful if you are allergic to citrus fruits, because than it will bring more harm than good.
Eating a Banana
Eating bananas brings relief to some types of allergies. It works against skin rashes, asthma and some disorders in the digestive tract. However, just like limes, you have to be careful with bananas if you are allergic to it.
It may not sound delicious, but carrot and cucumber juice are very effective in fighting allergic reaction in the body. If you drink half a litre of mixed carrot/ cucumber juice for several months daily, this is very beneficial to you immune system.
Off course there are many more home remedies that give relief in some kind against allergies. This article only gave some basic advice in allergy home remedies. If you have serious health problems you should always visit your physician first. These are home remedies and will help you fight allergies but may not solve all of them.