Allergy Symptoms

The 411 on Allergies

The 411 on Allergies

Yup, it’s the beginning of allergy season. If you’re already dealing with itchy eyes and a runny nose, you may wonder why exactly you fall victim to the ravages of ragweed each year. Here’s how allergies work. Pollen, let’s say from a juniper bush, is for some reason seen as an invader in your...

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Neti for Cold and Flu

September 20, 2012
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Neti for Cold and Flu

Going back to school and heading into cold and flu season means our bodies can use all the immunity-boosting help they can get. Don’t overlook the power of the neti pot for daily support of your nasal passages, one of the body’s first lines of defense. The neti pot is a centuries-old Ayurvedic tradition...

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More Ideas for Natural Allergy Relief

May 14, 2012
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If you’re suffering from allergies, here’s some natural advice to take to heart. Dr. Tieraona Low Dog, MD, offers her suggestions for lessening your body’s histamine response and easing your allergy symptoms (including nettles!). This video is part of a series of educational videos we’ll be posting from members of our Integrative Health Advisory...

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Allergy Relief to the Rescue

Allergy Relief to the Rescue

With the warming weather, many people are already experiencing some serious allergy symptoms. And it seems like everyone’s got their own favorite remedy for quelling sniffles and sneezes. We asked a few customers and practitioners about what works for them–and why. “AllerDx by Plantiva is my favorite–I’ve gotten a lot of positive customer feedback...

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Expert Advice: Allergy Relief

March 1, 2012
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Expert Advice: Allergy Relief

Dr. Low Dog is an internationally recognized expert in the field of herbal medicine and integrative approaches to women’s health. She is currently the Fellowship Director at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center. Find out more at drlowdog.com. Allergies–they can...

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Stop Allergies Before They Start

Stop Allergies Before They Start

Spring is just around the corner…and so is the potential for debilitating hayfever symptoms. Start building immunity now and head off future sniffles and sneezes. We spoke with Lynn Childson, herbalist in Santa Fe, and Tolle Murphy, ND at our Seattle-Wallingford store, about getting your immunity in shape and getting ahead of the allergy...

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Building Your Allergy Defense

Building Your Allergy Defense

Even if you feel like you’ve tried everything to combat those springtime allergies, there’s a good chance Pharmaca offers a few things you haven’t tried. We have a variety of natural and alternative remedies to boost your chances of surviving—and actually enjoying—allergy season. To learn more about taking a multi-pronged approach to allergy relief,...

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Seasonal Allergy Relief

Seasonal Allergy Relief

When spring is in the air, allergens are also sure to accompany it. “There are a lot of things that set off the immune system,” says Peter Borregard, a homeopathic practitioner at Pharmaca’s Berkeley store. Peter reassures those who suffer from seasonal and consistent allergies that there are a wide selection of products and...

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