Anti Allergy Herbs
Nettle is a good Anti- Allergy herb. It is a natural anti-histamine. It reduces the ability of the body to produce histamine. Histamine is a chemical produced by the antibodies in the body to fight against the allergens. Stinging nettle fights against allergy symptoms like cough, watery eyes, sneezing and runny nose.
Quercetin Quercetin is a natural anti-oxidant and anti-histamine. ItÂ helps in relieving typical allergic symptoms and even asthma. Its anti-inflammatory properties help reducing itchiness and rash.
Butterbur Butterbur (Petasites hybridus) is an anti-inflammatory herb. It also decreases histamines and leukotrienes. It blocks the action of histamine released by the body during the allergic reaction. It treats fever symptoms effectively.
Astralagus (Astralagus Membranaceus) is used to strengthen the body’s immune system. It is rich in anti-oxidants and protects cells against damage caused in allergies. It protects and supports the immune system in preventing colds and upper respiratory infections. It is also an anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-inflammatory herb.
Ephedra or Ma Huang is an active ingredient in many traditional Chinese medicines used in the treatment of Asthma, hay fever and common cold. It is a thermogenic and a stimulant. It expands the bronchial tubes making breathing easier. Its diaphoretic properties help to expel exterior pathogens and regulate the functioning of lungs.