Hestehov is a herbal extract believed to have an antihistamine -like effect on hay fever symptoms. A 2005 medicinsk undersĂ¸gelse viste, at hestehov var lige sĂĄ effektivt som antihistaminer til behandling hĂ¸feber symptomer. Hestehov ekstrakt fĂĄs i kapsler fra en bred vifte af online kilder.
Ginkgo biloba is thought to decrease the body’s response to allergens while also increasing energy levels and circulation. Den er tilgĂ¦ngelig i de fleste helsekost butikker og er normalt tages i kapsler.
Lakridsrod can be helpful to treat the nasal symptoms of hay fever. It can ease inflammation and redness in the nose and is also believed to have anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties that can help boost the body’s immune response to hay fever. It has a rich and warming flavour so it’s delicious drunk as a herbal tea.
A pollen supplement can help to build up resistance to pollen. Take half a teaspoon a day. You are advised to check for an allergic reaction to pollen in this form by taking one pellet before you try a larger dose. Side effects include an itching or tingling mouth. If you experience any side effects stop taking the supplement.
Stinging nettle is a powerful natural antihistamine. Nettle is available in capsules on the high street from health food retailers, nogle supermarkeder og online. Den anbefalede dosis er to 300 mg kapsler dagligt, der skal tages, nĂĄr du oplever symptomer. It can also be drunk as a tea. Nettle tea should be OK during pregnancy – in fact it is often recommended.
Quercetin limits the body’s response to allergens. As well as being found naturally in red apples, onions and red wine, det kan ogsĂĄ tages i en kapsel. Den anbefalede dosis er 250-600mg om dagen, taget 5-10 minutter fĂ¸r mĂĄltider. (not recommended during pregnancy)
Perilla 6000 contains Perilla frutescens, a Chinese herb with a tradition of treating allergy and Coleus forskohlii. Perilla has only been tested in animals. It has shown promising results in blocking allergic reactions. Perilla 6000 can be bought online. Coleus forskohlii can also cause soreness in the mouth and nausea. This mixture also contains alfalfa, which is harmful to some people with autoimmune diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus.
Luffa complex (Pollisan) contains extracts of several different plant products, including the sponge cucumber. In a manufacturer’s trial 75% of hayfever sufferers benefited from taking luffa complex.
Lavender can be applied directly to the skin in a gel base. You can buy it on the high street from pharmacies and healthcare stores. Lavender can help to soothe irritated or itchy skin and to calm the sense. It is said to be the most versatile oil as it can be used widely for many ailments including irritated or itchy skin and feeling irritable. Se ogsĂĄ aromaterapi.
Aloe Vera har milde antihistamin egenskaber. Det fremmer ogsĂĄ fordĂ¸jelsen og hjĂ¦lper med at rydde hudproblemer. Du kan drikke saft fortyndet i vand. Anvendes eksternt som en gel det kĂ¸ler og lindrer allergiske hududslĂ¦t og klĂ¸ende hud.