We sneeze when our body responds to remove dust, pollen, or other irritants from our nasal area. It is an uncontrolled response that acts as the defense mechanism of our body.
Sneezing is not a sign of any major illness, but sometimes, it can get bothersome when it happens continuously. It can occur due to various reasons like allergy from dust, pollution, some medicines, or seasonal change. The most common among them are allergy due to irritants present in the air.
Ayurveda has fantastic home remedies that can help you to deal with this condition. Try out these three effective home remedies to get relief from sneezing and prevent its occurrence due to allergies.
1. Banafsha Tea
Banafsha (Viola odorata) is a fantastic herb used for its countless properties. A few major benefits of this herb are that it helps fight bacterial infections, allergies, relieve nasal infection, treats fever, and even prevents asthma attacks.
A tea made of banafsha can help get rid of allergic sneezing and protect you from allergies.
How to prepare it?
First, take 1/4 cup of leaves and flowers. Then add it to two cups of water. Now, boil this mixture on low to medium heat for 5 to 10 minutes. Lastly, strain and drink it once or twice a day.
2. Haridra Khand
Haridra khand is a well-known Ayurvedic preparation for allergies. It is not only beneficial for sneezing, but it also benefits in skin allergies. It has a fantastic composition of ingredients like turmeric, amla, giloy, cinnamon, etc., which helps to strengthen the immune system and fight various infections. Its dosage can vary from person to person, depending upon the age, gender, and medical history.
How to use it?
For an adult, it can be helpful when given one tablespoon twice a day with milk.