Q. Please tell the foods that can be used to fight or reduce spring allergies.

Answered by
Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai
and medically reviewed by Dr. Dr. Divya Banu M
Published on Aug 11, 2019 and last reviewed on: Aug 14, 2019

Hello doctor,

Seeking the specialist insight on foods and spring allergies.

What are some foods that can help fight or reduce the symptoms of spring allergies? What makes each of these foods effective? Are there any foods that might make spring allergies worse? How long do you have to be eating these foods on a regular basis for them to help?

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Ayurveda Specialist
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Hi,

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As per Ayurveda the Kapha that increases and accumulates during extreme winter is liquefied by the hot sunrays of spring season. This weakens the digestive fire causing various diseases. Hence, the aggravated Kapha is to be quickly pacified by various means. The aggravated Kapha can be pacified by induced medicated emesis, nasal drops.

Following precautions should be taken in spring season.

1. Intake of diet should be light and dry.

2. Need of regular exercise and massage.

3. Taking bath with lukewarm water with camphor, sandal, agar and saffron.

4. The culinary delights recommended in spring season are old barely, wheat, meat of those animals which residing in arid areas and honey.

5. Sleep during daytime and food times having sweet and sour and are of heavy.

6. Cold and unctuous properties are to be avoided in spring season.

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