allergies

Local Honey for Allergies-Does it Really Work?

Local Honey for Allergies-Does it Really Work?

I’ve always liked the idea that consuming raw, local honey could reduce seasonal allergies. The concept is elegant in its simplicity. Bees transfer local pollen into the honey, providing protection to individuals taking it. But is there any evidence to support this theory? In Western medicine, the practice of immunotherapy exposes a person to an allergen…

Acupuncture: The Non-Drowsy Allergy Treatment
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Acupuncture: The Non-Drowsy Allergy Treatment

Acupuncture doesn’t work like you think. Meaning, it doesn’t instantly de-sensitize a person to allergens. Rather, it modifies the immune response over time. It took me five years of consistent treatment with acupuncture and herbs to get rid of my allergies, but I only had to treat them for a few months each year and…

D-Hist & Albizia Complex: Two Must Haves for Allergy Season
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D-Hist & Albizia Complex: Two Must Haves for Allergy Season

D-Hist is my ‘go-to’ product for allergy season. I like it because it’s a blend of herbs, vitamins, amino acids, and enzymes; a nice blend of Eastern and Western medicine. D-Hist The combination of ingredients work to stabilize mast cells that cause allergy symptoms when they break open. Other benefits include thinning of mucous and…