Central Valley allergy sufferers are feeling the full force of pollen season. Here are some tips to keep your itchy, watery eyes, nose, and sneezing at bay:pollen.aaaai.org
I am often asked about eating local honey as a remedy for allergies. This is unlikely to be effective because allergies are caused by the pollen from nonflowering plants (grass, weeds, certain trees), not the pollen in flowers carried by bees. The blooms get the blame, though, because they pollinate at the same time and are a hard sight to miss.