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11 Worst Plants that Causes Allergy

Plants that Causes Allergy

US Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Service National Institutes of Health found that millions of American are suffering from cough, sneezing, running nose and watery eyes when pollen start flying in the air. During spring season few tiny particles are released from the trees; these tiny particles are known as pollen. Their task is to fertilize other plants but most of the time they do not reach their destination rather they cause irritation in human noses and throats which eventually causes pollen allergy also called hay fever or rose fever. Following are the few worst plants that cause severe form of allergies among masses:

1. Pollen

The allergic rhinitis is also known as hay fever. Pollen is found on the plants and trees and it causes the watery eyes, stuffy nose. The fever caused due to pollen grains is known as hay fever because it was discovered in the haying season. AAFA (American Association for Asthma and Allergy) is trying to reduce the plants and trees that cause allergies in the different cities.

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Salvia Divinorum: Some oft-asked questions and its effects

Salvia divinorumSalvia divinorum is obtained from a Mexican flower and it has been used to relieve unpleasant emotions for quite long time in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. For most of people, it is quite difficult to grow this plant from seeds, but it can be easily grown from cuttings that are sold and shared with much of the Western world. In some European countries, US states and Australia, the use or sale of salvia divinorum is illegal, but in several jurisdictions, it is not illegal.

There are a lot of questions related to salvia divinorum use and there is brouhaha over its use every now and then, but this brouhaha is not occurring first time. Can this herb be potentially toxic and is it safe to use it for cooking are some questions that are often asked about not only about salvia divinorum but also many other herbs.

So far effects of ingesting salvia divinorum are concerned; its effects are different on different people. Usually it is recommended not to use heavy machinery or drive after consuming it.

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