||Comments on the remedies for allergies
Essential fatty acids found in fish oil reduce inflammation associated
with an allergic response.
Take 4 grams of fish oil daily.
C does more than help with the common cold. It seems to have an
antihistamine effect. (Histamine is a naturally produced chemical that
causes all the symptoms
and signs of allergies.)
Take 1,000 mg three or four times daily.
Vitamin D is responsible for regulating the immune system. There is
good scientific evidence suggesting that people suffering from
allergies have lower levels of vitamin D.
Take 1,000 to 2,000 IU once daily.
seems to have anti-histamine effects. In one study butterbur seems to
be comparable in effectiveness to Zyrtec (cetirizine) and Allegra
Dose: Take 50 mg of the standardized extract twice daily.
Probiotics balances the flora of bacteria found in the intestine. This
will promote immune system health.
Take one capsule three times daily.
extract from thymus reduces the immune system's response to allergic
substances. In one study done in children, thymus along with following
an elimination diet prevented skin reactions to foods.
Take as directed by the manufacturer.
This substance is a flavonoid
that shows antihistamine benefits. It is useful in treating asthma
attacks and can reduce allergy symptoms.
Take 1,000 mg three times daily.
One small studies showed that it can reduce inflammation and the allergic
response. This may reduce allergy symptoms.
Take 3 to 5 grams daily.
This herb is commonly used to treat allergies. Some preliminary studies
show that it can reduce hay fever symptoms.
Take 300 to 500 mg once daily.
Vitamin E has antioxidant
benefits and has been shown to have some benefits in reducing
Take 400 IU once daily.