“Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.”
~ Etty Hillesum
October is generally the start of ragweed season in Central Texas. Approximately 75% of people who have allergies are allergic to Ragweed. We have two kinds of ragweed in Central Texas. Ragweed pollen can travel by wind up to 400 miles. The pollen count is the highest each day between 10 AM and 4 PM. It's impossible to avoid exposure to this pollen during this time of year. It can be a painful time wrought with weeks of suffering. A prolonged allergic reaction can often turn into a sinus infections and/or bronchitis. To reduce the symptoms of ragweed such as sneezing, watery eyes, and itchy nose, try the following:
Disclaimer: If you have allergies to essential oil please do not try this activity.