Natural ways to beat Sneezing


Lord of Penmai
Jul 5, 2011
Natural ways to beat Sneezing

What is sneezing?
It is a serious discharge of the air from mouth or nose. It is also known as sternutation. Two to five thousands bacteria-filled droplets can be transferred by one sneeze.

What are the causes of sneezing?
There are different causes such as:

  • Hay fever
  • Local irritation
  • Common cold
  • Upper respiratory infection
  • Runny nose
  • Vasomotor rhinitis
  • Reaction to sunlight
  • Pepper, pollens, powders and dust inhalation.
Natural treatment for sneezing
You can start natural treatment by reducing exposure to sneeze producing irritants. If you want use nature cures to fight against sneezing you should remember to:

  • Clean your bedding and mattresses
    Thanks to studies we know that dander – microscopic skin flakes often cause several allergy symptoms, including sneezing. The best option to fight against dander is to wash your pillow cases and sheets once a week. Covering your mattresses with a plastic cover as well as wiping it down once a week also can be very helpful.
  • Orange juice
    Just like other citrus fruits oranges are packed with vitamin C. This vitamin reduces body’s production of sneeze-causing substance – histamine.
  • Neutralize your problem with nettle
    Nettle is a herbal remedy that can help you reduce congestion (it can leads to sneezing). The easiest way to apply this herb is by nettle supplements although some people make nettle teas.
  • Add more vegetables and fruits to your diet
    Many vegetables and fruits are an excellent source of bioflavonoids. Bioflavonoids work like vitamin C – they reduce the amount of histamine in your body.
  • Give your pet a bath
    According to scientists washing your pet once a week will help you reduce the amount of allergens causing sneeze. Keep in mind that if you want to sneeze less often you should spend only 8 hours a day away from allergy-causing particles.
  • Take an antihistamine
    These effective medicines block your body’s production of histamine. If you suffer from seasonal sneezing (it is often in people with allergies) you will not have to take them all the time.
  • Sneeze-proof your home
    If you want to fight against sneezing naturally you simply have to scrub your home clean of allergies. Highly recommended are mopping, dusting and vacuuming as often as possible. Thanks to that you will eliminate sneezing-causing dust. Another good idea is to scour basement and bathroom since you can find there sneeze-causing molds.
What else you can do?

  • Eliminate animal dander from your environment
  • Change regularly your furnace filters
  • Whenever you hang out try to use an air filtration device
  • Try to move to low pollen count areas
  • Remove all molds around your home.
If you want to fight against sneezing you have to keep your home clean. That is the best thing you can do. Also think about proper diet and take care of your pets. Sometimes it is not enough and maybe you will have to apply some medicines. Still it is always good to start your treatment with so simple and what is more important natural solutions.

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