The natural cure for seasonal allergies in Minnesota

As the colors of the season are changing the overbearing heat and humidity of the summers is also changing. Bright autumn days, colors of the fall, days out in countryside and festivals and celebrations are also ushered in. But the downside of this season is that it is claimed to be the peak allergy season. The most common culprit is the ragweed pollen. Seasonal allergies are one of the most significant problems which give a very difficult time to deal with.


The seasonal allergy
This is that time of the year when birds chirp in tandem with your sneezing, the beautiful buds are blooming along with you itching. Seasonal allergies are miserable and most of us are looking for natural solutions to these problems. Aromatherapy provides an effective solution to your allergic problems which may include runny nose, nasal congestion, post nasal drip. Itchy eyes, itchy nose, watering of eyes, tear secretion from eyes, and even shortness of breath, wheezing and coughing. You can tackle these seasonal allergies with the use of pure, therapeutic essential oils.

Aromatherapy for allergy
Essential oils used in aromatherapy are inhaled for leading to instant results. They are also diffused into the air to remove some of the pathogens present in the air or the environment.

The essential oils are also massaged onto the skin by dissolving them in neutral carrier oil. They are easily absorbed into the skin and are safe for topical use. When essential oils are applied on the skin, they should be dissolved in a carrier oil to reduce or prevent any skin irritation or burning sensation on the skin and very minute quantities should be used as it is highly efficacious in low quantities.

The essential oils are also used as dietary supplements for a plethora of health benefits. They can also be incorporated in some food recipes. You should take care that only those essential oils are ingested which have a supplement fact sheet provided with the label. Always consult your physician before ingesting an essential oil for allergies.

The essential oils for treatment of allergy
The top 3 essential oils which have been used in the treatment of aromatherapy are Lavender oil, lemon oil and peppermint oil. The essential oils used at VIBHAlife are doTERRA essential oils which exhibit antihistaminic effect which is absolutely natural. These oils are used to alleviate the inflammation due to allergy from pollens and other seasonal factors. Even combinations of these three essential oils also work miraculously in treating seasonal allergies. As a substitution for synthetic drugs, these essential oils are extremely beneficial for the treatment of the allergies occurring in the fall season in Minnesota.

Certain other essential oils which have also proven to be helpful in combating seasonal allergies of this fall are eucalyptus oil, cypress oil, Roman chamomile oil, and ginger oil. These essential oils have many therapeutic benefits along with an antihistaminic property to provide relief and benefits in case of seasonal allergies. These health benefits are anti-inflammatory, disinfectant, expectorant, anti-infective, de stressor, protection of immunity, relaxing, antispasmodic, muscle relaxant, disinfectant, analgesic and stimulant. These help in opening the airways, relieving pain and discomfort and also alleviate the different symptoms of allergies.

Do it yourself aromatherapy
There are certain aromatherapy techniques to take care of the allergic symptoms this fall. Some of the techniques you can use at home are;
1. Dilute the essential oils in carrier oil and massage it around the neck and behind the ears for relief.
2. Add a few drops of essential oil to the tissue and inhale it throughout the day for relief from symptoms of allergy.
3. Mix two drops of peppermint, eucalyptus, and lemon in a bowl with hot water, cover your head with towel and inhale the vapors deeply.
4. Put a drop of peppermint and a drop of lavender on your pillow to open up sinuses and to de stress yourself while sleeping.
For the greatest benefits and therapeutic relief visit a wellness center for aromatherapy massage. The massage techniques offered by VIBHAlife are extremely useful. We invite Minnesotans to visit us this fall to have a wonderful, relaxed and enjoyable holidays. Enjoy the colors of the changing season with the magic of aromatherapy and essential oils.

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