After a long and cold winter, most of us can’t wait to get outside and enjoy the warmth of the sun and the fresh clean air of spring. However, others run for the anti-histamine tablets and tissues.
Our immune system detects harmful invaders (pathogens) and produces an immune response in order to neutralise a threat to the body’s wellbeing. Some immune responses are designed to flush out unwanted substances which can result in a runny nose or eyes, coughing and an upset stomach.
Essential oils can help control the symptoms of allergic reactions and support the body to reduce an over active immune response.
Below is a list of therapeutic actions that help with allergies and essential oils that have these properties.