It is that time of year where the sun is shining to great outdoors is calling to us and we all want to get out and explore! The blossoming gifts of spring are all around with the golden daffodils and bold blue bells and along with all that abundant beauty along comes the high pollen count! For people suffering with hay fever this can become a constant battle so we have put our heads together and come up with some information to help prevent and combat the symptoms of your spring allergies.
Catch it early
Check the weather reports for the pollen count
Leave all shoes at the door
Keep windows closed when pollen count is high
Vacuum more frequently than usual
There are lots of different natural remedies you can make and try to help ease your hay fever.
You can try using Chamomile Roman, Melissa or Eucalyptus oils on a tissue or handkerchief and inhale throughout the day when you feel you need it, this method is great if you have a busy schedule or if you are always on the go.
If you have more time on your hands or could do with a bit of you time, you could try using steam inhalation you will need,
2 drops Eucalyptus oil
2 drops Lavender oil
1 drop Lemon oil
1 large bowl
1 large towel
Once you have boiled your water pour it into the bowl and add your three essential oils, once you have done this you will want to have your head over the bowl and place the towel over you and the bowl, and relax and enjoy the aromas as they help to ease your hay fever for around 10 – 15 minutes.
These can be drunk throughout the day, maybe you could try replacing your usual beverage of tea or coffee with these herbal varieties whilst the pollen count is high.
All of these methods and natural remedies can be used and adapted in a way to suit your needs and daily routines and maybe if you start on these methods early you may get a head start on the pollen battle.
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