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Citrus fruits can help in fighting allergy

  • November 26, 2016
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Winter is season of allergies. Winter is also season of citrus fruits like oranges, gooseberry (aawla), etc. Is it a nature’s clue? Yes it is, consuming citrus fruits like oranges can not only help to prevent allergies but can also help those who are suffering from allergies.

Citrus fruits are rich in vitamin C which boosts immunity. Moreover, citrus fruits are rich in several chemicals, which help to fight inflammation associated with allergy like xanthyletin, nordentatin, atalantoflavon and lonchocarpol. Research also tells that using citrus fruits while on allergy medication acts synergistically to alleviate symptoms of allergy. So, if you find good orange this season, grab it!

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