Home better known as the oasis of comfort and happiness can sometimes turn into a nightmare if it is filled with dust and dirt. Might not sound like a big problem but just the elements like dust and dirt can cause great havoc on anybody’s health. The simplest problem of dust can create a lot of problem as people who are allergic to it can continuously face the problem of sneezing, coughing, get red and irritable eyes.
The allergy from dust mites can also cause eczema and asthma.
What are dust mites?
These are little dangerous microscopic organisms that feed on dust and dirt present in the house and also moisture present in the air. The presence of dust mites in the air can trigger some deadly symptoms in anyone; some of which are:
Dust Allergy Symptoms
- Stuffy or Runny nose
- Red, itchy or teary eyes
- Wheezing, coughing, tightness in the chest and shortness of breath
Dust Allergy Triggers
- Pet hair, fur or feathers
- Dust mites
Few Allergy Treatments and Management
- Make a few changes to your home and also to your routine
- Remove all the carpets, drapes and curtains particularly in the bedroom
- Keep pets out of the bedroom or your sleeping place
- Minimize the humidity at your home with the help of humidifier that are available online
- Use mask to cover your face or mouth to avoid inhaling the dust particles
- The relative humidity in your home should be maintained at less than 50%
Essential Oils like Lavender Oil and Eucalyptus Oil is of great help!
Eucalyptus Oil: You need a diffuser to use this. Just put the said oil in a diffuser and when inhaling the oil you can take it in the form of vapors. Its natural anti-inflammatory properties will help heal the problem of your congestion, it will also help treat your various other allergies. The therapeutic properties of the essential oil will help in treating the problem.
Just put 3-4 drops in the diffuser. Do this as often as 3 times in a single day.
Lavender Oil: It is also of great use as its analgesic properties will help correct the respiratory disorders.
It is used since a very long time to treat the disorder related to dust allergies; it also helps in sleeping better as it has a sedative nature.
Local Honey: Take 2 teaspoons of raw honey daily early in the morning. As honey has ocal pollen in small amounts therefore it helps in dust allergies. Regularly consuming this can make a person more resistant to the problem.
Apple Cider Vinegar: In a large glass of warm water put 2 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar and put 1 spoon of honey into it. Mix them well after that add a little honey for the flavor. Consume the entire solution atleast 3 times daily. Apple cider vinegar is of expectorant nature and it helps in treating dust allergy and getting rid of symptoms like that of cold.
The oldest and the healthiest approach to treat the dust allergy! Turmeric has component known as curcumin that acts as a natural decongestant and a natural antihistamine which combats and controls the production of histamines which is the main cause behind the triggering of the allergy.
How to prepare this recipe?
- To a glass of hot milk add a teaspoon of turmeric.
- Then, heat it and allow the solution to curdle.
- Now, in the heated milk add honey and allow the milk to settle and cool down.
- Drink the mixture.
Peppermint oil has a volatile oil that is known as menthol and it acts a decongestant and helps in providing natural and immediate relief from wheezing, sneezing and from the problem of runny nose.
The peppermint tea also helps treat the problem of sinus and provide relief from sneezing, sinus etc.
You must drink peppermint tea thrice daily in order to get relief from the dust allergy and make your system strong enough to fight it.
How to prepare peppermint tea?
To a cup of hot water add a tsp of peppermint leaves, make sure it is dry. Now place the mixture over the gas and allow it to steep for next 10 minutes.
Strain the tea and allow it to cool down after a while.
Now, just add honey and drink it slowly to enjoy its benefits.
The Ayurvedic Remedies for Dust Allergy work best when it comes to getting rid of any problem by understanding the root cause.