Allergies & Asthma :: Approaching Relief Naturally

More and more children in the United States suffer with allergies and asthma - and numbers continue to rise.  With concerns about long-term side effects of prescription drugs, our family took an approach to relieving symptoms naturally.

We do appreciate traditional medical care — our allergists and physicians have been great.

We also seek to help our children’s bodies function as much as possible on their own, with healthy lungs and clear respiratory passages.

I’ve written a series of posts on the approach we took and the tips, resources, and natural remedies we found helpful.

Here they are in order:


An Introduction to Our Family’s Journey

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Part 1 :: CLEANSE the Body - the very first step to consider

Part 2 :: CLEANSE the Body – one change we made which significantly improved our children’s health

Part 3 :: CLEANSE the Home – where to start in controlling allergens in our home?  this post gives tips

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Part 4 :: STRENGTHEN the Body – good stuff to put in after taking the triggers out

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Part 5 :: NOURISH the Body – tips on extra TLC measure for asthmatic children




To better understand how these herbs and supplements below helped our family,

you’ll want to read the posts above!




The dehumidifier below is not the exact one we own, but very similar.

And microfiber cloths are so helpful in keeping dust at bay!



{Linked to Wellness Wednesdays}




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Pinned! Thanks for the great information! I love your baby steps mentality. People are overwhelmed enough in this day and age of information overload. Add to that an ailing child and they’re ready for a nervous breakdown. Slow and steady!

Enjoyed the series. Thank you.

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Hi Daniele- I’m glad I found your website (actually via browsing Pinterest).Amazing how the world gets connected…. anyways I had childhood asthma that pretty much got under control when my parents treated my allergies. But I always had mild flare ups through teens and 20s when I got sick or occasional extreme Temps. No biggie.

I got bronchitis in January and now I’m recovering from the flu and had a MASSIVE asthma attack rendering my rescue inhaler useless. Docs have me on treatment but obviously I need to be proactive in my health. I found a lot of bloggers who advocate getting rid of traditional medicine and holistic approaches. Glad you’re not doing that. Not breathing is pretty scary.

I’m really curious about how our diet can impact our breathing – from foods that support muscle health, herbs that fight inflammation, and now what you’re pointing out- how most of our illnesses are fought first in the gut. I’ll definitely be reading your posts.

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