Stinging nettles is a natural remedy you can try to help with your allergies. Stinging nettles is a natural remedy that has been known to alleviate the symptoms allergies cause. Although the plant may irritate skin, the leaves are used in pills and can help with itching experienced from allergies.
Dust mites are everywhere. As the name implies, mites love to burrow in your mattress and pillows, feasting on your discarded skin cells! Despicable! Use mattress and pillow case covers with zippers to avoid these. Be sure to wash your bedding weekly in hot water to kill off dust mites. Wash your pillowcases on a regular basis, if you suffer from allergies. Pillowcases tend to collect dust, pollen, and other allergens that could really affect you. Washing them and your other linens can prevent this from happening. If you can, try to purchase non-allergenic pillows cases, sheets and other bedding. Avoid line-drying your clothing, or linens if you suffer from allergies, especially during the spring. While the smell and feel of fresh, line-dried laundry can be a treat. It can also make you miserable when you bring in pollen from outdoors. Use the clothes dryer when pollen levels are at their peak.
Limit the amount of throw rugs you have around your home. They can gather dust, dirt, pollen, pet dander, and other allergens. If you do have throw rugs around the home, make sure they are washable. You can do this every week when you are cleaning your home.
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