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Herbal Remedies - Hayfever

Hayfever effects millions and millions of people around the world, hayfever sufferers experience an acute reaction to airborne pollen or mould spores. Symptoms of hayfever include :-

  • Headaches
  • Running nose
  • Throat irritation (coughing)
  • Sneezing
  • Itchy eyes

Unfortunately there is no cure for Hayfever, however depending on the severity of the attacks sufferers are encouraged to use self help techniques i.e monitoring pollen forecasts, keeping windows and doors closed, avoid mowing lawns, avoid pets getting too close to you (pets carry pollen in their fur)

Other treatment include symptom suppressants (antihistamines) & herbal remedies.

 

Herb
Euphrasia Short term relief for itchy, irritated eyes. Use internally
Echinacea / Devil's Claw Either of these remedies can be used long term to strengthen the immune system against-allergic reactions such as hayfever