News for the soul — juniper berry
Posted by Jo Harris on
We endure the long grey winter, just holding out for sunnier days. Then as soon as the blossoms appear our hearts start to soar as warmer weather is finally near. But for some people, spring is not joyous at all and is a time of suffering. This is called hayfever (allergic rhinitis) which is when a person is exposed to an allergen and the immune system reacts by producing antibodies which signal the brain to release extra histamine which provokes an inflammatory response.