Top 10 Herbs for Childhood Allergies Natural Treatment

Childhood allergies are more common and serious conditions as these can progress into old age or the condition may last for a long time if not treated properly at an early age. So, through this blog, let us know the top 10 herbs for the natural treatment of Childhood Allergies.

Childhood allergies are becoming increasingly common in India, with studies indicating that the prevalence of allergies is on the rise. According to a study published in the Indian Journal of Pediatrics, approximately 20% of children in India have some form of allergy. The most common types of allergies in Indian children include allergic rhinitis (hay fever), asthma, and food allergies. The study found that allergies were more common in urban areas than in rural areas, likely due to increased exposure to pollution and allergens in urban environments. Additionally, some studies suggest that the prevalence of allergies may be higher in certain regions of India, such as in the northern states, where there are higher levels of air pollution.

According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, approximately 6 million children in the United States have allergic rhinitis (hay fever), and approximately 8% of children have food allergies. The prevalence of childhood allergies appears to be increasing in recent years, with some studies suggesting that up to 40% of children have allergies.

These results from recent studies worry us, isn’t it? Children suffer more due to the severe symptoms of allergies like intensive itching, frequent sneezing, runny nose and other skin conditions. They can’t even express what’s happening to them which makes the condition even worse. Don’t worry, to take all your and your children’s allergies away, IAFA Ayurveda is here for you. Ayurveda has a solution for any kind of disease which cant be treated permanently by conventional medicines.

Read about the top 10 herbs for the natural treatment of Childhood Allergies and get rid of haunting allergy symptoms by using them for you or for your child.

Herbs for Childhood Allergies

Below are the top 10 herbs that can be easily available and can be used safely in the natural treatment of childhood allergies. 

1. Turmeric

Turmeric or golden-hued spice is a highly potent herb with anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic and antibiotic properties. If your child is suffering from frequent nasal allergies and skin rashes consider giving your child turmeric milk daily before sleep and apply turmeric paste over the affected area and see the results by yourself. Consumption of turmeric milk daily also helps to boost immunity. 

2. Tulsi

Tulsi is known as the “Queen of herbs,” and is the most sacred and potent herb in ayurveda. If the child is suffering from nasal blockage, add tulsi leaves to the boiling water along with turmeric and let the child breathe in the steam to get relief from the nasal blockage. 

3. Amla

Amla or Indian gooseberry is known to be the king of immunity and daily consumption of this super herb boosts immunity to infinite levels and children can fight any inflammation and infection easily. Amla can be given daily to the child to get Childhood Allergies Natural Treatment. 

4. Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha helps in improving the cell-mediated immunity of the body and helps the child to fight frequent allergies and infections.

5. Ginger

Ginger works by improving the proper digestion of food and boosting the Agni (digestive fire). If the food is digested properly, there would be no toxins in the body causing no inflammation. Add little flakes of ginger into the food that is consumed by your child and it also helps in boosting the immune system. 

6. Nettle

Stinging nettle is one of the top most Herbs for Childhood Allergies, and has been used for ages to treat any kind of allergies. Nettle has compounds that may help to reduce inflammation and histamine production. Fresh nettle leaves can be steamed or sautéed and eaten as a vegetable. 

7. Citrus Seed Extract 

Citrus seed extract is made from various citrus fruits like lemons, oranges and limes. Citrus seed extract has anti-inflammatory, antihistamine and antioxidant properties. You can also give citrus fruits daily to the kids which increases their vitamin C levels and boosts their immunity. A good immune system always keeps allergies away. 

8. Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is known to have soothing and anti-inflammatory action on the skin. Applying aloe Vera gel over the affected area can heal the rashes and can also reduce inflammation. Aloe has aloin with anti-inflammatory properties and can treat major allergy-related symptoms. 

9. Liquorice Root

If your child is suffering from hay fever or dust mite allergy, then liquorice root is the best option and is one of the herbs available for Childhood Allergies Natural Treatment.

10. Eucalyptus Oil

Eucalyptus oil is anti-inflammatory and expectorant. It provides a cooling effect on the body by reducing the elevated pitta dosha. Exaggerated pitta dosha is one of the main reasons behind allergies. It helps in relieving irritation in the respiratory system and can be useful for cough, cold and flu. 

A Quick Wrap-Up

Childhood allergies can be traumatic as they can deviate the child from enjoying their childhood by mingling and enjoying with their friends. Ayurveda focuses thoroughly on the root cause of diseases and helps to eradicate the disease completely.

In this blog, we have discussed the top 10 herbs for the natural treatment of Childhood Allergies namely, Turmeric, Tulsi, Amla, Ashwagandha, Ginger, Nettle, Citrus Seed Extract, Aloe Vera, Liquorice Root and Eucalyptus Oil. These herbs can help your child to get relief from the symptoms of allergies. For more guidance, contact us to book an appointment for consultation with our health experts.

About Dr. Sahil Gupta (B.A.M.S., M.H.A.)

Dr. Sahil Gupta completed his Bachelor of Ayurveda in Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.) and Master’s Degree in Health Administration (MHA) India. He is Registered Ayurvedic Doctor & Vaidya in India having Registration No. 23780. He is the CEO and founder of IAFA. After completing BAMS, Dr. Sahil Gupta started practicing Ayruveda by giving prime importance to allergic disorders management. He became the first Ayurvedic doctor to cure Food Allergies through Ayurveda.

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