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There are natural remedies you can buy to help soothe the symptoms of pesky hay fever.

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There are natural remedies you can buy to help soothe the symptoms of pesky hay fever.

Stop sneezing (Picture: Metro.co.uk/ Victoria Health / Holland & Barrett)

Might be over, but you know what isn’t? Hay fever season.

What’s Up With Grass Pollen Levels in June In what is predicted to be a particularly bad year for hay fever sufferers, we have much more to do.

But don’t worry, you don’t have to spend all summer with your eyes and nose streaming in.

If you’re struggling to find antihistamine tablets, there are other products out there to soothe those bothersome symptoms.

Many of them use natural hay fever-fighting ingredients such as nettle, eyestrain and spirulina.

So it’s like nature fighting nature. Very nice, isn’t it?

Here are the ones to buy:

Hemax Pure Organic Barrier Balm

Prevent pollen from getting into your eyes and nose (Picture: Mark Geller)

Smoothing a balm around the rim of your nostrils and eye bones traps the pesky pollen before a reaction occurs.

Buy from Boots for £7.49 for 5ml.

Heather & Heather Organic Nettle Tea

If you don’t fancy choosing your own traps… (Picture: Holland & Barrett)

Nettle is a natural antihistamine, so make a tea from nettle (a few sprigs dipped in a pot of boiling water) or buy a bag and drink it three times a day.

Buy it for £2.59 for 20 from Holland & Barrett.

Dr. Nanninger Triple Allergy Rescue

Fights hay fever as well as dust and mold allergies (Picture: Victoria Health)

For a family with simultaneous sneezing and sniffles, a homeopathic remedy for all ages. Twenty drops a day in water – easy!

Buy 55ml for £25 from Victoria Health.

Vogel Eye Drop

Also good for contact lens wearers (Picture: Victoria Health)

Ahh! Relief for scratchy, cracked eyes thanks to Euphrasia drops in an eye-soothing herb blend. seriously soothing.

Buy 10ml from Victoria Health for £13.50.

Lifestream Spirulina

This health food favorite is a natural histamine (Picture: Victoria Health)

Add a teaspoon of spirulina to your daily smoothie for energy and to help prevent the release of histamine.

Buy 100g from Victoria Health for £11.19.

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