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No, you can't catch a cold from plants. You can, however, inhale lots of grass pollen because... we would run around and lots of dried grass dust would get kicked up. The second clue it's a pollen allergy is the short nature of it. Colds last longer than 24 hours. http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Cold-common/Pages/Introduction.aspx


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There are foods that won't increase your pollen allergy symptoms, but instead cause them. This is a condition called Oral Allergy Syndrome, also known as Pollen-Food Allergy Syndrome.1 This is caused by a reaction to foods that contain similar ingredients or proteins to the type of pollen they are allergic to. So while this allergy is a bit different than ...


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It seems from this article that for pollen and honey to be considered organic, there are stipulations on land 3km radius being chemical free and hives to be organic by being natural untreated timber or metal and free of lead based paints.


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Nettle-Peppermint Tea: Based on the mechanism of action, it should be noted that plain peppermint or used other ways should help. everyday-roots.com peppermint contains a type of flavonoid called luteolin-7-O-rutinoside which can help inhibit the activity and secretion of anti-inflammatory enzymes, such as histamines, and greatly reduce the dreadful ...


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