Nelsons Pollena

Over half of us (53 per cent) suffer from hay fever and other allergies and in just under 30 years scientists estimate we might all be suffering from an allergy.

The really bad news is that people can suffer all year, with tree pollen starting as early as February, with grasses through the summer and mould spores right up to October. Hay fever sufferers reluctant to endure the potential drowsiness of traditional antihistamines (especially at exam time…) will be relieved to hear that homeopathic medicines really do work.*

Nelsons Pollenna has been formulated into easy to take tablets that contain a specially selected combination of natural remedies to bring soothing relief to the trials of sneezing, a runny nose, and itchy eyes and throat. The homeopathic ingredients are:

Allium cepa, or red onion, helps with irritation to the eyes using the homeopathic principle that like treats like – that is, a substance which in large doses produces the symptoms of a disease will, in small doses, cure that disease.

Euphrasia, or eyebright, is good for treating sneezing and eyes that water all the time.

Sabadilla helps relieve spasmodic sneezing with a runny nose.

For best results take Pollenna when hay fever symptoms first appear, suck or chew tablets at two hourly intervals for six doses, then three times daily until symptoms subside.

Other tips recommended to hay fever sufferers: **

  • In the summer stay inside between 5pm and 7pm, when pollen counts are usually high. Keep windows and doors closed, especially at these times and when sleeping
  • Turn up the air conditioning whenever possible to help remove allergens from the air
  • Shower before going to be to remove the pollen
  • Damp dust and vacuum your home regularly, to keep irritating pollens and dust to a minimum
  • Air bedclothes in direct sunlight
  • Check out the pollen count (usually broadcast along with the weather) and avoid areas of high pollen concentration, e.g. long grass, lawn mowing and trees if allergic to these
  • Wear sunglasses, they can help protect the eyes from pollens in the air
  • Avoid smoke and chemical fumes
    Notes:
    * Recent research from Glasgow Homeopathic Hospital shows taht homeopathy can help hay fever sufferers. The research, published in the British Medical Journal reported that in a double blind study involving 50 subjects with perennial allergenic rhinitis, those taking a homeopathic treatment showed a 28% improvement in symptoms compared to the placebo group.

    **European Pollen Information – http://www.polleninfo.org

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