Turmeric is the best to spice to treat allergic rhinitis. Ayurveda explains a number of Ayurvedic medicines for this condition with turmeric and other spices as ingredient. But turmeric can also be used as home remedy to supplement treatment.
Turmeric for allergic rhinitis
Method 1 – Use in diet – Just use more turmeric in diet. It can be used more in the gravy or rasam etc Making a habit of using at least a few pinches of turmeric in diet is a best way to keep allergic conditions at bay. Read more about turmeric benefits
Method 2 – Turmeric with hot milk – Take a pinch of turmeric and add it to a cup of hot milk. Drink this on empty stomach in the morning. If you are allergic to milk, you can consume a pinch of it along with water.
Method 3 – Turmeric with ghee – Add two pinches of turmeric to 4 teaspoons of ghee. Just before going out of home, apply a very thin layer of this ghee turmeric mixture to the inner side of both noses (nostrils). This looks a bit uncomfortable but the results are quite good.
Method 4 – Hot pan technique – Put a small teaspoon of turmeric powder over a hot pan and inhale fumes. This helps to reduce the inflammation of upper respiratory tract.
Remember that these are a few home remedies that can supplement your regular treatment for allergic rhinitis.