Spring is here, and with it comes gorgeous weather, bright flowers bursting from the once frozen ground, in addition to allergy season. Say goodbye to sneezing, itching, congestion and runny noses because the Community Pharmacy staff has compiled a list of our favorite natural allergy relief remedies accessible for all budgets!
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Relief for under $10.00
Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) is the first herb many alternative practitioners suggest to their patients who are suffering from allergic reactions, particularly puffy eyes and rhinitis. Nettle leaves are rich in quercetin and other antioxidant bioflavanoids, which help restore balance to the immune response. We have freeze-dried capsules, tincture, and bulk dried nettles available.
Elderflower– Elderflower pleases our senses with its whimsical spray of tiny white flowers and intoxicating aroma. Elderflower has been traditionally used as effective herb for supporting healthy eyes, nose, lungs and sinuses. What a relief! Another of elderflower’s benefits includes helping maintain some of the body’s natural eliminatory systems.
BioAllers® is a unique brand of products that treats allergy symptoms with homeopathic prepared allergens which work with the immune system to treat allergy symptoms at their source. We carry outdoor allergy, indoor allergy, pet dander allergy, tree pollen allergy, and many more of their products.
Relief For Under $15.00
Neti Pot – When inhaled, airborne allergens enter our sinus passages and irritate our delicate mucous membranes, thereby triggering a histamine reaction from our immune system. One or two sinus rinses daily with warm salt water can wash away pollen from nasal passages and soothe swollen and irritated sinuses.
Allerblast from Urban Moonshine
***Currently on sale through April!***
Aller-Blast calls on Reishi mushroom for its outstanding ability to maintain a balanced immune response. It also contains Artichoke leaf whose bitterness is vital for supporting the healthy liver function of eliminating toxins which can add to allergy symptoms.
Relief For Around $20.00
Oregon’s Wild Harvest Alleraid – Alleraid contains freeze-dried nettles, quercetin, N-acetyl Cysteine (NAC), and vitamin A. Research suggests that Quercetin inhibits the production of histamines in the body. Querctin combined with vitamin C boost quercetins anti-inflammatory effects. NAC aids in the ability to break down mucous. All ingredients possess antioxidant activities.
Gaia Allergy Turmeric Supreme ***Currently On Sale through April**
This herbal formula contains Turmeric, Black Pepper, and quercetin, all promote a healthy response to occasional environmental irritants. Quercetin has been studied for its support of occasional normal histamine response. Black Pepper increases absorption and bio-availability of curcumins which help reduce inflammation.