The weather is really warming up here in the UK, and while this is great news for most, for those with spring allergies such as hay fever, it can be unpleasant.
Rather than sitting out in the park for lunch, you’re relegated to the windowless staffroom thanks to your streaming eyes and constant sneezing – which is less than ideal.
While some people may have to resort to over-the-counter allergy medication (or even prescription tablets in some cases), there are ways you can support your immune system naturally.
1. Inhale some steam
Breathing in steam can help to calm your nerves and ease irritated nasal passageways. Try mixing essential oils like eucalyptus, pine or rosemary to break up congestion and open up your lungs. If you suffer from a breathing or lung condition, be sure to check with your doctor before trying this.
2. Try some inverted yoga poses
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