An allergic reaction is the result of an over-reaction of the immune system. The body releases histamine leading to inflammatory responses such as nasal obstruction, nasal discharge, sneezing, itchiness in the nose, eyes and throat, digestive disturbances and asthma and eczema. Tea has a number of naturally occurring anti-allergy properties which can be beneficial
We have selected some teas which are believed to help relieve allergy symptoms.
Antiviral Tea – A lovely comforting tea ideal for when you feel your body is going to be invaded by nasty bugs. Sip this aromatic blend and allow its magic to work! Ingredients include elderflower and ginger.
Beautiful Skin – A light herbal infusion marked but its distinct chamomile and elderflower undertones. It contains a wide range of herbs such as chickweed, red clover, nettle and dandelion and is believed to help promote healthy and clear skin throughout the body.
Elderflower – Elderflower has traditionally been widely used for all kind of ailments. It is believed to promote perspiration which has the effect of reducing heat and inflammation in the body. It is also believed to be excellent for colds, flu and catarrh.
Nettle – Nettle tea has a wide range of benefits because it is full of good things such as in iron, protein, potassium and calcium, vitamin A and C. It is believed to cleanse the blood and help anemia. Traditionally it has been to ease joint pains and swelling but it is also believed to be a good tonic for the adrenal glands and therefore a great herb to alleviate allergic responses.