Can Local Honey Cure Allergies?

Honey has a long, documented history of medicinal use and is considered to have miraculous healing properties.   There are many benefits attributed to honey, such as: immune boosting, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.  Honey also acts as a powerful antioxidant and is thought to contain carcinogen-preventing and anti-tumour properties. Historically, honey has been used topically to treat … [Read more...]

Top Tips For Surviving Pollen Allergies

Winter is over and the sun is finally shining; the trees and flowers are in full bloom.  Sounds idyllic, but for hay fever and seasonal pollen allergy sufferers, this just marks the beginning of their misery and discomfort.  The last couple of years have been particularly arduous for hay fever sufferers. This year we've had a long and drawn out winter, and spring certainly hasn't sprung early. … [Read more...]

Fighting Pollen Allergies

It’s a wonderful morning and you can't wait to have your early morning  jog,  suddenly you feel that familiar itchy feeling in your nose.  Before you know it, you are off running and sneezing at the same time.  Sounds familiar?  The cause of this annoyance can be attributed to tiny natural irritants in the air. Pollen allergies (also known as Allergic Rhinitis and Hay Fever) are seasonal … [Read more...]

Helpful Facts and Tips for Parents with Children Suffering from Ragweed Allergy

This article sheds some light on helping your children cope with their Ragweed Allergy. Author: Ragweed Allergy Transition between seasons can shake your kids’ health a bit and make them more prone to seasonal allergies. These allergic reactions vary from ragweed allergy, mites, dust, mold, and some foods. It is often very hard to keep track of allergies symptoms with children who may catch it … [Read more...]

Birch Pollen Allergy

Tree Pollen Allergy - One of my daughter's allergies is to tree pollen. We don't know which tree's in particular and whilst researching pollen info online I came across this really interesting post by Gabriel Hemery.  Gabriel has very kindly given me permission to re-post it. Trees provide us with many miracle cures, most famously aspirin from the willow and the cancer-busting drug taxol from … [Read more...]