Hay Fever Helpers

hay fever helpers health notes

Lifeplan Botanicals Wild Hayflower. Pharmacist Shabir Daya recommends this mixture of meadow grasses and flowers, which can help trigger your body to fight the pollens you may encounter.

HayMax pure balm. This organic drug-free balm, made with beeswax and seed oils, is applied to the base of the nose and round the eyes to form a barrier to allergens. The range includes HayMax Kids and HayMax Aloe Vera for sore noses.

Eyelergy eye drops. Single-dose, preservative-free droppers deliver a light gel to help eliminate allergens and dust from eyes, relieve itchiness and form a barrier against allergens. For adults and children, suitable for contact lens wearers. Read More…

A Nasal Spray for Sinusitis & Hay Fever

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Many sufferers of sinusitis, sinus congestion and hay fever often resort to the use of a nasal spray to decongest the nose helping to ease breathing. Some of these nasal sprays are steroidal in nature, or contain anti-histamines, and are not without side effects.

ChitoRhino Mist is a natural nasal mist spray designed to provide relief of the sinuses from airborne irritants such as pollen, allergens, pollutants and fungal spores. ChitoRhino spray contains a natural compound, Chitosan, which is derived from the shells of shrimps and crabs. Chitosan, a complex sugar, is the second most abundant polysaccharide after cellulose which is found in plants.

Discovered in the 1800’s, Chitosan has some remarkable properties. It is completely natural, biodegradable and hypoallergenic. Chitosan also shows powerful antibacterial and antifungal properties and when applied to wounds effectively stops bleeding. Read More…

Hay Fever Relief For The Family

hay fever remedies

Hay fever, or seasonal allergic rhinitis, can severely affect the quality of an individual’s life. Occurring mostly during spring and summer, the symptoms of hay fever include a runny nose, sneezing, itchy and watery eyes leaving the person often drained of energy and generally feeling a bit under the weather.

The causes of hay fever are widely known. Hay fever is an allergic response to pollen and other airborne allergens such as fungal spores, and the reaction is further heightened by pollution. When airborne allergens such as pollen enter the body, the immune system produces just the right amount of histamine, which sends signals to complex structure of blood cells and chemicals that help to protect the body. In the case of hay fever, the body produces far too much histamine than is required resulting in the inflammation of the tissues leading to a stuffy nose, watery eyes, wheezing and even headaches. Read More…