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Q&A: How do Congestion and Runny Nose Coexist in Allergies?

Q: How can a single allergy medicine work to relieve runny nose and  congestion…two opposite conditions?

A: Runny nose and congestion seem like two opposite problems but they’re actually variations on a theme. When the substance causing the allergy (such as pollen) lands on the lining of your nose and sinuses, it triggers the release of a substance called histamine. The histamine in turn triggers both a watery discharge (runny nose) and swelling of the membranes (congestion).

An antihistamine, whether a prescription drug like Claritin or Allegra or a natural product like Natural D-Hist, acts to block this histamine effect. However, antihistamines work better on discharge than they do on swelling. Euphorbium can help with congestion, but another excellent natural product available at health food stores is the Olbas Nasal Inhaler, which contains menthol and eucalyptus.

When you use your Olbas (as often as necessary), everything opens up almost magically.


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Monday, February 27, 2017, 10:30 am – 6:00 pm

30-Minute Sessions ~ $35.00 (regularly $50.00)

Harness the power of nature. Connect with your inner wisdom. Take a journey to welcome back parts of you that have been left behind. Learn about the oldest form of spirituality and healing on the planet.
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Join us and learn a traditional Chinese facial rejuvenation technique that you can do yourself!

Facial guasha is an easy to learn technique that:
* encourages blood flow and promotes radiance
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* sloughs off dead skin cells
* uplifts and tones skin
* firms up facial muscles
* minimizes dark circles
* promotes a healthy, younger and more radiant look

Your skin will thank you and will look more radiant, smooth and younger!

When: Monday, March 20th, 7-8:30
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Cost: $50 includes guasha tool and anti-aging facial oil

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