People who don’t suffer from seasonal allergies think they’re no big deal — it’s just a case of the sniffles, right? But allergy sufferers know that spring can bring pure, full-body torture: A constantly running nose, burning eyes, itching all over, overwhelming fatigue and awful congestion that makes you think you’ll never breathe freely again!
You might think the solution to your seasonal allergies is simply to take one of the many allergy medications that are available. However, you should be aware that prescription and over the counter allergy medications are not for everyone: Some of these medicines are toxic to the liver, so those with compromised liver function should try to avoid them. For example, popular allergy drugs like Zyrtec, Nasonex, Singulair and Clarinex are all known to either elevate liver enzyme levels or actually contribute to liver damage.
Even if your liver is functioning normally, it pays off to support ongoing liver health. The liver plays an important role in immune response and can help reduce your allergy symptoms.
To keep your liver happy and healthy while enjoying a bit of relief from seasonal allergies, try one of these six natural remedies: