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Fight Congestion With These Sinus-Clearing Foods

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Fight Congestion With These, Sinus-Clearing Foods .
For many, the return of Spring also means the return
of runny noses, sneezing and itchy sinuses. .
While it is recommended that you
talk to an allergist, there are also a number
of at-home remedies that could provide relief. .
Here are some foods to try that may
help alleviate your symptoms and some
food to avoid that may aggravate them. .
Jalapeños contain capsaicin, which stimulates
certain nerves that help loosen mucus. .
Wasabi, horseradish and ginger
contain their own compounds that cause
a similar, sinus-clearing reaction. .
Single-ingredient herbs, such as turmeric,
elderberry, cinnamon and cardamom, have powerful
nutrient profiles that can aid congestion.
A higher potency herb option is to
purchase liquid tincture or concentrate granular
extracts packaged in capsule or tablet form.
Avoid dairy, as cow’s milk protein sticks to mucus and
can make allergy symptoms even more unpleasant.
If you have strong tree pollen allergies or
Food Pollen Allergy Syndrome (FPAS), be mindful of
raw apples, peaches, plums and cherries.