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    Claritin Alternative that really works
    MontanaMama2009 posted:
    My DH has severe allergies. To the point that his eyes constantly water, he's constantly sneezing, his head begins to ache...

    He had been taking Claritin for his allergies. Claritin does work, however, it's very pricey $$$$$$ and he reports that his sense of taste is nearly totally diminished while taking it.

    So a coworker recommended honey, 2 T. daily.

    DH has been doing this for a month now: no sneezing, no watery eyes, no headaches...and he can TASTE! It's also way less expensive than Claritin.

    Catch: It has to be your local honey.

    So for those of you who suffer from seasonal allergies, try honey.

    It took about 1 week for the honey to totally nip allergies altogether. But DH says it's totally worth the wait.

    Me, DH of 16 years, DD1 (15yo), DD2 (10yo), DD3 (nearly 2), a labrador, a tabby cat, a lop-eared bunny, and goldfish!  Life is grand!
    daisy729 responded:
    So, do you just take a spoonful of honey and eat it, or can you mix it in with something like tea, or on toast?

    DH has terrible allergies and the meds he takes don't work all that well and are expensive as well! I believe the farmers market has local honey. WAY cheaper than the meds.
    MontanaMama2009 replied to daisy729's response:
    He either eats it by the spoonful or pours it onto his cereal.
    Me, DH of 16 years, DD1 (15yo), DD2 (10yo), DD3 (nearly 2), a labrador, a tabby cat, a lop-eared bunny, and goldfish! Life is grand!
    daisy729 replied to MontanaMama2009's response:
    We will have to give that a try, it certainly wouldn't hurt anything! Thanks for the tip :)
    MontanaMama2009 replied to daisy729's response:
    BTW, I spoke with Dh on my lunch break and he said that bee pollen is best. Local bee pollen. But since local honey works just fine for him, he sticks with that.
    Me, DH of 16 years, DD1 (15yo), DD2 (10yo), DD3 (nearly 2), a labrador, a tabby cat, a lop-eared bunny, and goldfish! Life is grand!

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