Hay Fever (Allergic Rhinitis) is a common allergic condition which sees an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the nasal cavity, when the Immune System overracts to allergens in the air. Hay Fever affects up to 1 in 5 individuals at some point in their life with symptoms including a stuffy or runny nose, sneezing, itchy, red and watery eyes, or swelling around the Eyes.
Obviously, the best way to prevent a bout of hay fever is to avoid the fungal spores in the air or wind-pollinated flowering plants that cause this allergic reaction in the first place. However, considering the hectic lifestyles we lead in today’s modern world this can often prove difficult. Natures Healthbox offer a selection of the finest natural hay fever alternatives, which provide fast and effective relief without the non-drowsy effects of regular pharmaceutical brands. For example, Ginger has incredible Immune Supporting anti-inflammatory properties, while Green Tea is thought to block the production of histamine - the substance responsibe for allergic symptoms. Alternatively, you may wish to try a Pure Pollen Barrier Balm for an easier on-the-go solution. This type of natural hay fever remedy is applied around the base of the nostrils to prevent airborne allergens from entering the Body, and is suitable for adults, children, and pregnant women too!