Pine can be used to treat pollen allergy. Here is some recipes and tips on how to effectively relieve your pollen allergy symptoms. First some facts about the pine tree!
Most of us know how a pine looks like. A large tall tree with widespread crown, when the tree is full grown. The bark is beautiful rust-colored. All parts of the tree contains resin and the tree thrives on poor sandy soils. It contains turpentine, resins and tar. In spring you can se pine tree shoots. They contain a large amount of vitamin C and they have antiseptic and expectorant properties.
To treat allergies don´t only focus on the symptoms that occur without looking at how the body works. The cause can be an unbalanced intestinal flora, impaired function of the digestive, liver and adrenals. A large part of the body’s immune system is right in the gut. The mucous membranes in the body can be affected. The body becomes stressed and eventually the adrenals get stressed. Working with the adrenal glands can become part of the treatment. In allergic reactions, histamine is released from mast cells of the immune system.
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Pine needles Water: Picking pine needles at least 100 m from the traffic road. Add in a container with water and let soak overnight. Drink 3-4 glasses of the water during the day.
– Support the adrenals with the herb Andrographis.
– Work to support the intestine. Drink tea of calendula and nettle about 2 cups per day.
– Build up the intestinal flora and the immune system with probiotics.
– Take B-vitamin complex.
– Eat locally produced honey and bee pollen.