Hay Fever Treatment

Ayurveda and Homeopathy recommend a holistic approach to respiratory health.
Rather than just treating surface symptoms, it is recommended that you provide ongoing nourishment and support to the lungs and the respiratory system.

Hay fever

According to Ayurveda hay fever is a kaphapitta disorder. However people with aggravated can also suffer from hay fever. Hay fever or allergic rhinitis is an allergic reaction that occur in eye and nose. It is essentially an allergic reaction on nasal airways mainly caused by allergen mainly pollen.

A healthy system can cope with the allergens, but a stressed or strained or fatigued system tips the balance at the arrival of allergens and an allergic reaction occurs. This allergy might take the form of hay fever.

Causes of hay fever

The individuals who lack or are deficient in neutralisation capacity, are more prone to get allergies and hay fever. Vata that is responsible for changes in the body is triggered by Seasonal changes in nature in such conditions. An aggravated or overstimulated Vata dosha triggered by certain factors causing hay fever and certain allergies. The triggers of hay fever are:

  • External factors such as pollen, dust, smoke, animal fur or hair etc
  • Exposure to humidity dust and cold
  • Asthma
  • Persistent of disease
  • Low immunity
  • Sinusitis
  • Family history of hay fever
  • Low immunity
  • Unhealthy lifestyle during seasonal changes

Symptoms of hay fever

  • Sneezing
  • Congestion in the nose
  • Itchiness in the throat and nose
  • Runny nose
  • Cough
  • Watery eyes
  • Decrease in sense of taste and smell
  • Pressure in the sinus area
  • Heaviness in the head
  • Headache
  • Body pain
  • Breathlessness
  • Itchiness in the roof of the mouth

Herbs for hay fever

Our everyday herbs act as natural remedies to feel better some of them that can reduce the symptoms of hay fever are:

  • Long pepper or pippali – it is an immunomodulator and has mucus removing properties
  • Ginger – it has anti-inflammatory properties and removes congestions
  • Malabar nut – it is a Bronchodilator
  • Liquorice – it soothes the lungs and throat
  • Turmeric – it can prevent the onset of hay fever
  • Holy basil – it is a respiratory system rejuvenator and cures congestion and runny nose

Diet and lifestyle for hay fever

  • Take light, Luke warm and freshly prepared foods
  • Include spices like turmeric, black pepper in your daily diet.
  • Take hot soups and liquids to liquefy the congested mucus.
  • Eat plenty of steamed green vegetables garnished with black pepper and basil
  • Avoid heavy, fermented, fried, sour foods
  • Avoid desserts sweets and yoghurts
  • Avoid cold foods or refrigerated foods
  • Avoid alcohol
  • Avoid dusty, cold and humid places
  • Try getting a sound sleep at night
  • Try steam inhalation to relieve nasal congestions and sneezing
  • Use masks while getting exposed to irritants like dust smoke or pollen
  • Follow light stretching and exercises

Hay fever treatment at AYUR CLINIC

AYUR CLINIC’s treatment of hay fever includes shodhan treatment to cleanse called nasya where Medicated Ayurvedic herbal oils are administered into the nostril.

Herbal massages with oils and steaming to the face is followed to help cleanse and clear out any mucus congestion from the sinuses causing redness, burning, itching and watering of eyes.

Panchakarma is also administered in certain cases as an effective means of treating hay fever.

AYUR CLINIC’s approach towards treatments is to rejuvenate the innate healing response for a complete mental and physical healing.

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We hope that you have found the above information useful.

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Melbourne CBD Clinic: 

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Victoria, Australia 3000

+61 3 9078 2940+61 4 2586 2146

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Victoria, Australia 3038


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Disclaimer: In any means, we, AYUR CLINIC team is not claiming to be a medical doctor neither we registered in the Australian medical board. The word doctor used here is only to represent or to refer the Ayurveda doctors recognized in India after achieving a Bachelor of ayurvedic medicine and surgery qualification. This qualification is recognized in Australia as a naturopath by Vetassess governing body. The information provided on this website is designed to provide helpful information on the medical subjects discussed. Information on this website should not be considered as a replacement for advice and consultation from a healthcare expert. This content or information is not meant to be used, nor should it be used, to diagnose or treat any medical condition. For treatment or diagnosis of any medical condition or difficulties, consult a doctor. The publisher and creator are not responsible for any specific health or allergy needs that may require medical supervision and are not liable for any damages or negative consequences from any treatment, application or use, to any person reading or following the data or information in this website. References are provided for informational purposes only. Readers should be aware that the linked websites listed on this website may change. This site does not recommend or support the self-management of health issues using the information provided on the website. Instead, we insist you to consult with a qualified Ayurvedic doctor for guidance. Information on this site is not comprehensive and does not cover all physical conditions, illnesses, weaknesses or their treatment. Contact your healthcare professional promptly if you have any health-related questions. Never neglect or delay medical advice based upon the information you may have read on this site.

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In any means, we, AYUR CLINIC team is not claiming to be a medical doctor neither we registered in the Australian medical board. The word doctor used here is only to represent or to refer the Ayurveda doctors recognized in India after achieving a Bachelor of ayurvedic medicine and surgery qualification. This qualification is recognized in Australia as a naturopath by Vetassess governing body. The information provided on this website is designed to provide helpful information on the medical subjects discussed. Information on this website should not be considered as a replacement for advice and consultation from a healthcare expert. This content or information is not meant to be used, nor should it be used, to diagnose or treat any medical condition. For treatment or diagnosis of any medical condition or difficulties, consult a doctor. The publisher and creator are not responsible for any specific health or allergy needs that may require medical supervision and are not liable for any damages or negative consequences from any treatment, application or use, to any person reading or following the data or information in this website. References are provided for informational purposes only. Readers should be aware that the linked websites listed on this website may change. This site does not recommend or support the self-management of health issues using the information provided on the website. Instead, we insist you to consult with a qualified Ayurvedic doctor for guidance. Information on this site is not comprehensive and does not cover all physical conditions, illnesses, weaknesses or their treatment. Contact your healthcare professional promptly if you have any health-related questions. Never neglect or delay medical advice based upon the information you may have read on this site.


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