No matter what the allergy, essential oils should be your "go-to" as an allergy remedy because they are *completely natural and very effective.
* completely natural if they are "clinical grade"
If you suffer from a food allergy, seasonal allergy, or skin rash/hives, there is an oil or oil blend that can eliminate the condition or at least help you cope with the symptoms.
Helichrysum Essential Oil has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-fungal and antibacterial properties which make it a great oil to use in healing respiratory conditions.
It is also an expectorant which can loosen phlegm and provide relief from congestion and cough.
You can apply Helichrysum undiluted directly on problem spots or mix a small amount with a carrier oil such as fractionated coconut or jojoba oil to apply to a larger area.
Add a few drops to a cup of Epsom salts and use it in a bath.
This oil can be inhaled off a tissue or diffused into the room.
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Lavender Essential Oil has antihistamine and anti-inflammatory properties which work together as an allergy remedy to relieve allergic reactions such as skin rashes, eczema, nasal congestion and headache.
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Lemon Essential Oil has cooling anti-histamine and anti-inflammatory properties which work well especially as an allergy remedy against respiratory issues such as congestion.
One caution for topical use of lemon or any other citrus oil is that it may increase the chance of sunburn so you should avoid excessive sun exposure after application.
If you need a food allergy remedy, you can detox and eliminate allergens through your sweat and urine by consuming a couple drops of lemon oil or peppermint oil in a glass of water. Lemon is easy but you may want to take the peppermint by gel cap because it can be overpowering.
Add a couple drops to your drinking water to stimulate your liver and flush out toxins. This will also help with your immune system as well as respiratory conditions.
Use lemon oil to disinfect your home. It will remove bacteria and pollutants to keep your air clean and fresh. Add it to some water and spray curtains, carpets and furniture as well.
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Oregano Essential Oil is very potent as an allergy remedy against allergies, asthma, coughing and sneezing.
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Peppermint Oil causes antispasmodic activity, has anti-inflammatory effects and acts as an expectorant which can provide relief from allergies, asthma and bronchitis by clearing your airways.
It also reduces inflammation and has the ability to discharge phlegm.
To maintain good respiratory health, diffuse peppermint oil, inhale a few drops off your palms or add to a tissue paper and breathe it in.
Inhaling diffused peppermint oil can help unclog your sinuses
If you need a food allergy remedy, you can detox and eliminate allergens through your sweat and urine by consuming a couple drops of peppermint oil or lemon oil in a glass of water. Lemon is easy but you may want to take the peppermint by gel cap because it can be overpowering.
Consume 1–2 drops of clinical grade peppermint essential oil once a day to reduce inflammation.
You can also apply Peppermint oil topically to your chest, back of neck and temples. If you have sensitive skin, you can dilute peppermint with a carrier oil such as coconut or jojoba oil.
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Put a drop of Roman Chamomile Essential Oil on your palms and inhale to ease seasonal allergies such as itchy eyes, runny nose or sneezing.
For topical application it is best to dilute with a carrier oil like coconut before applying it to your skin.
It can be applied undiluted to the bottoms of your feet and you will be surprised at how it directly affects other parts of your body.
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Tea Tree Essential Oil is an antiseptic agent with anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties.
It can be applied topically to treat skin rashes and hives:
It can also be diffused to kill airborne bacteria, fungi and mold or used as a household cleaner to disinfect your home and eliminate allergens.
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