Friday March 23, 2018
Spring break is upon us, which means the kiddos are free for a whole week...which also means getting bogged down by allergies is NOT an option.🚫 The dishes start piling up (like, what are dishwashers anyway?), the floor has been swallowed up by a mountain of grass-stained clothes, and how are you supposed to ride roller coasters with puffy eyes and a nose that’s running like a busted valve? 😪
If you’re dropping in eye drops while stewing over all of the above, worry not! We found some homemade remedies to help you kick those pesky allergies to the curb.✋
Apple Cider Vinegar Shot
From warts to the common cold, apple cider vinegar is known to be an effective method of getting rid of nasty viruses and bacteria. A quick shot of this with raw honey and water a couple times a day will keep your allergies at bay. RECIPE 🍎
Essential Oil Allergy Bomb
If you haven’t discovered the majestic healing powers of essential oils,
allergy season is the best time to start! Check out this cool BLOG POST about how to battle sneezy symptoms with a few drops of essential goodness. 😊
Say goodbye to itchy eyes with this super simple DIY allergy relief balm!
Using a double boiler, stir together beeswax, coconut oil, almond oil, and the appropriate essential oils to make a sweet-scented mixture.
Rub on your chest, neck, and under your nose for easy breathing. RECIPE 🐝
Sinus Clearing Shower Melts
Taking a nice steamy shower when you’re feeling crummy can make you
feel like a hundred bucks, and these soul-reviving DIY shower melts will have you
singing and dancing through the watery eyes and snot. Ingredients include: 1 cup of cornstarch, 2 tablespoons of water, and 3 tablespoons of vapor rub. RECIPE 💦
Ever heard of an elderberry? No, they don’t make you wiser…#BadChoicesBeforeBikiniSeason,
but they can make you healthier! Elderberries are full of antioxidants and have been used to treat asthma and the flu,
AND they make a delicious and nutritious allergy-fighting syrup! Get the recipe HERE. 🍇
Honey Ginger Tea
Feeling kinda phlegmy? Give your nasal passage a break by sipping on some warm honey ginger tea. Ginger is great for taking on toxins and infections in your body and can battle the blockage in your sinus cavity. Mix together with lemon, honey, and apple cider vinegar (yas!), pour, drink, and start feeling better. RECIPE ☕
Enjoying your sniffling-free spring break!