Do Holistic and Herbal Remedies and Essential Oils Really Work for Allergies? — Page 4

By Stephanie Watson @WatsonWriter
August 01, 2017

Stinging nettle

Stinging nettle has been used for centuries to treat joint pain and remove excess fluid from the body. Some evidence suggests it relieves sneezing and itching from allergies, likely by reducing histamine production.

Products made with stinging nettle can cause mild side effects, such as stomach upset and rash (if you put it on your skin). It’s not recommended for pregnant women, and it might affect blood sugar control in people with diabetes.



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Janet O’Dell, RN