Vitamin C is well know for its immune supportive effects but it also has very strong anti-histamine effects.It doesn’t take a lot of extra vitamin C to achieve this effect, hence the 500mg contained in this formula.
Bromelain is a proteolytic (protein-dissolving) enzyme and is derived from pineapple stems and fruit.It works well for allergies because of its ability to reduce the production of nasal mucus and relieves the swelling and inflammation caused by allergic reactions.
Quercetin, Rutin and Citrus Bioflavonoids all belong to a group of compounds known as flavonoids, which are all found in plants and often derived from their pigments. While each separate flavonoid has different actions, they all have diverse anti-inflammatory and mast-cell stabilizing effects which make them perfectly suited for short-circuiting allergic reactions.
Stinging Nettle is an herb with a long history of use for allergies. It contains a number of flavonoids along with beta-sitosterol which have potent allergy-specific anti-inflammatory effects.
We recommend using Aller-Gstarting a week or two before allergy season begins for you, so that your immune system is less reactive to everything in the air.
Like a lot of health conditions, getting them under control before they get out of hand results in less severity of symptoms.
Other ways you can minimize allergies include:
Removing dairy foods from your diet. Dairy has the effect of creating more mucus in the body
Increase fruit and vegetable intake. All plant foods contain a variety of flavonoids, many of which have anti-allergy effects.
Keep household windows closed to prevent pollen from landing on your pillow - where your face will be all night!
We hope you have fewer allergies this season with these tips!