Beat spring allergies naturally

It can be difficult to enjoy the beauty of spring, when you are suffering from seasonal allergies. So what can you do to protect yourself? Check out some of our favorite natural products for allergies and make sure to tune into Daybreak and Everyday this Wednesday to see us chat about them. Also, make sure to talk with your doctor before adding any new supplements to your daily routine.

Allergena
Allergena has become a trusted leader in homeopathic allergy relief products for tree, weed and grass allergies as well as mold, dust, fragrances and pet dander. One thing that makes Allergena different is that they offer products that are specially formulated for the place that you live. For instance, Colorado is marked as “Zone 6” and you’ll find targeted products for both kids and adults for this region.

Hyland’s Allergy Products
Hyland’s offers a number of well-loved homeopathic products to help with spring allergies. Their Seasonal Allergy Relief is a non-drowsy formula that helps with both indoor and outdoor allergies. Also, Hyland’s Sinus is a traditional homeopathic formula for the relief of symptoms of runny nose and sinus congestion.  Furthermore, their Earache Drops help to relief earache symptoms that can accompany allergies. Finally, Hyland’s 4 Kids Complete Allergy helps to fight allergy symptoms in children including sneezing, runny nose, itchy, watery eyes and itchy nose and throat.

Spirulina
Spirulina is sometimes misclassified as a herb, but is actually a blue-green algae that’s found in pristine freshwater lakes, ponds and rivers. It is known as a superfood that offers various benefits including helping with allergies. A study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food indicated that spirulina helped human patients with nasal allergies, also known as allergic rhinitis. Spirulina Pacifica offers a number of high quality spirulina products that are 100% Vegetarian, 100% Vegan, Non-GMO and free of Gluten, Lactose, Soy, Pesticides, Herbicides, Solvents.

Nettle
Nettle has been used for centuries to treat allergies, particularly hayfever. It helps to fight allergies by reducing inflammation and boasts many fans, including Dr. Andrew Wiel M.D. Researchers think that its effectiveness may be due to nettle’s ability to reduce the amount of histamine the body produces in response to an allergen. You’ll find nettle in loose form you can use to make a mild-tasting tea or in dried capsule form you can take internally.