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Allergy Relief

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Organic Nettle Leaf

Hay fever affects millions of people, and nettle tea is effective in controlling the itching and sneezing typically associated with it. A study at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine concluded that 58% of the participants who were given freeze-dried nettles for treatment of hay fever experienced a reduction in symptoms. Since over-the-counter and prescription antihistamines can have side effects like drowsiness, seizures and dry mouth, nettle tea is a good alternative for people with sensitivities

Reishi Mushroom

Among the mot common allergies, here we will take into account chronic allergic bronchitis, asthma, contact dermatitis, produced by contact with an allergen (pollen, certain animal hairs, dust, cardboard, humidity, etc.).  This contact causes the body to release histamine.  Stress, pressure, anxiety, and altered and constant nervous states also cause the body’s defenses to weaken, and adds to the activation or aggravation of allergies.

How do Reishi mushrooms work?

Reishi is made of a very interesting series of elements for treating allergies, such as:

  • Ganoderic acid: reduces over-production of histamines, decreasing the tendency towards allergies.
  • Lanostina: used as a tonic for the supra-renal glands, creating a very healthy reaction to allergens.  This decreases symptom duration and intensity.
  • Triterpenoids: act as natural anti-inflammatory, helping reduce inflammation in the respiratory system, while calming and smoothing out respiratory discomforts.
  • Powerful antioxidant: strengthens the immune system, making Reishi a highly effective natural treatment for fighting allergies.  This greatly reduces symptoms such as itching, shortness of breath, sneezing, watery eyes, tiredness, nasal congestion, etc.