Going to school, campus or office, you can probably catch allergies in winters that can hamper your work routine. The running nose and eyes, troubled breathing, sneezing, clogged airways, and everything itchy seem like a nightmare!
Allergy medications do suppress the symptoms but these come with unwanted side effects too.
Herbal Remedies and prevention plans to beat the Seasonal Allergies-
- Ginger, and Garlic
Ginger and garlic are the great herbs that have antioxidant properties and help in detoxification and cleansing the system. These herbs can be added to dishes or their juices can be taken with lukewarm water or honey.
- Holy Basil, Honey, Cardamom and Cinnamon
The herbs like holy basil, cardamom and cinnamon not only regulate the blood in body but also boost immunity and make you strong from inside. Also these help maintain the cardiovascular health and prevent the attacks of infections. You can add these to tea.
- Seasonal Veggies-
The seasonal vegetables such as radish, carrot, spinach, cauliflower, cabbage and others are rich in iron, fiber and multi vitamins. Consuming these both raw and cooked gives you an energetic boost and also boosts the immune system.
- Stay hydrated-
Drinking 2 to 3 liters of water everyday help flushing out toxins from your body and also hydrates your airways and cleanses the nasal passages. It also helps in thinning the mucus therefore drinking more water help in removing the allergic substances out of your body.
- Binge on Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
To prevent the buildup of toxins and fight against oxidants and free radicals, eat fresh fruits and vegetables. The vegetables like carrots, spinach, sweet potatoes, beans, tomatoes and papaya help in boosting strength in body.
- Vegetable Soups and Juices-
The juices and vegetable soups are the other nutrition full remedy to prevent allergies and beat the infections and allergens. Intake of antioxidants, vitamin C and fiber helps in fighting free radicals and eliminating toxins out off the body.
- Sunlight- secret to healthy body-
These winters do not shun the Sun. Instead spend some time under sunlight as you can. Along with boosting immunity and regulating hormones, the Vitamin D helps in building strong bones. Avoid sun burn with SPF 30.
The focus must be on strengthening immunity to beat the infections and allergies and stay healthy and fit! Keep exercising and eat healthy!