Hay fever can be
caused by the use of drugs or an excessive amount of antibiotics during
childhood. It may also be hereditary. If the hay fever is genetic you will need
to work through your family history.
The majority of
people who suffer from hay fever are allergic to pollen. As a consequence, when
the pollen count increases they suffer a reaction. Certain foods - such as
wheat, red meat, sugar and milk products - also tend to increase sufferers'
susceptibility to hay fever. Use products which assist, such as honey, molasses
and maple syrup instead of sugar; soya bean milk or unpasteurised goat's milk
products instead of cow's milk products; maize, rice, barley, buckwheat and
oats instead of wheat; fish and poultry instead of red meat.
The use of
antihistamines is not advisable. They lower your resistance to the pollen thus
increasing the need for antihistamine. Eventually you will require a complete
cleanout of your entire system to re-establish your resistance.
are onions, garlic, chives, horseradish, mustard cress and watercress. Eat a
balance of 70 per cent raw and 30 per cent cooked food. An ill-functioning
colon or constipation is likely to increase the incidence of hay fever. I
recommend the followng drink.
Mix equal amounts
of the following juices:
Take 450ml on an
empty stomach, especially between May and August when the pollen count is
For an immediate
reaction when suffering, try a sniff of cold salt water. Mix 1 teaspoon of salt
in a cup of filtered cold water. Sniff through the nose until the water emerges
via the mouth. It may sting, but it will certainly help to clean the sinuses.
You could also insert a drop of pure sesame oil into each nostril before going
to bed. Chewing a honeycomb after removing the honey is another helpful