An allergy is a specific reaction of the body's immune system to a normally harmless substance. People who have allergies often are sensitive to more than one substance. Spring is the beginning of allergy season. The itchy, watery, dry eyes, stuffy nose, and heavy breathing feel like they will never go away. While allergies cannot be cured, you can manage your allergy triggers to reduce your allergic response.
Your body develops an immune response to allergen creating antibodies. These antibodies then activate certain receptors on your cells to release histamine, resulting in an allergic reaction (puffy eyes, runny nose, etc). Bee pollen reduces histamine and can be effective for a wide range of respiratory diseases, ranging from asthma to chronic sinus infections.
Here are a few of our teas that may help alleviate some of your allergy symptoms.
Honey Bee Elixir tea has honey bee pollen, licorice, peppermint, hibiscus, tulsi, and eucalyptus.
Rooibos tea contains two bioflavonoids, rutin and quercetin that can help relieve itchy, watery eyes and runny nose. It is also a natural anti-inflammatory.
Peppermint tea has anti-inflammatory properties and is a natural decongestant.
Ginger tea or Ginger Root tea, work as a natural antihistamine with anti-inflammatory properties. You can add ginger pieces to peppermint tea for a wonderful mentholated decongestant.
Or try Eucalyptus Elixir tea with ginger root, mint leaves, orange peel, and ginger/orange flavor.
Tea Time Wellness tea is a blend of cranberries, orange pieces, eucalyptus, peppermint, citrus flavor, and ginger pieces.
Lemon Zinger, a popular house blend with lemongrass, ginger root, and a touch of Yerba Maté.
The human body absorbs natural ingredients better than over the counter allergy medications. For a more natural approach to relieving some of your allergy symptoms shop our Herbal and Wellness collection here.
Enjoy your time with tea!