Commonsense Defenses against Seasonal Allergies: For Your Children



Perhaps your little one is averse to airborne allergen and you are afraid there will never be a more effective medicine to treat it. Allergens fly freely in the air, but when they come into contact with nasal membrane, cause the release of histamine which triggers an allergic reaction. What then follows is an allergic disorder.

Seasonal allergies worsen during fall and springs, and they triggered by tree pollen, weeds and ragweed pollen. You also have fungus, pets, dust, and smoke coming from a cigarette is few allergens that cause a lot of problems to the respiratory system. An allergy can continue and later be a mild asthma or another airborne disorder.

Thankfully, airborne allergies can be easily treated at home. Consider the following commonsense ways of preventing allergies: 

1.    Natural medicines

Some antihistamines are not suitable for the child as it lowers immune system of a trying Chinese herbal with Xanthium natural medicine might be the best. Make sure before giving the herbal medicine to your kid, consults with an herbalist for more clarifications concerning the herb.

2.    Neti pots

Neti pots remedies help to flush sinuses and ease up congestion in the respiratory area. To do this, mix a half teaspoon of non-iodized salt into a cup of warm water and pour it into a container. Cock your head on one side and suck the mixtures up on your nostrils and repeat the same to the other nostril. After doing it to both nostrils blow out to clear your sinuses completely.

3.    Use an anti-inflammatory diet

Provide a low-inflammation diet to your child to help to build immune system together it ease the breathing of a child. Limit foods that can promote inflammation and formation of mucus and take a lot of nutritional foods such as grapes, garlic, breast milk, and fish to strengthen the respiratory system and reduce risks of seasonal allergies.

4.    Quercetin

Quercetin is a natural antioxidant found in plants food that prevents mast cells from releasing histamine and control allergy system. It is advisable that quercetin should be taken few weeks before spring, summer or fall arrives. Some weeks before the season will help the antioxidant to start working and prevents trees and pollen grains allergies. Allergy sufferers should take apples, onions, green tea, broccoli and lettuce as they are high in quercetin.

5.    Clean inside air

HEPA or high-efficiency particulate air is a portable model used to remove dust and pollen grain inside the house during summer and spring season. For free and clean circulation of air in your child bedroom, make sure you clean every corner of the room together with your kid beddings at least once per week.