Solutions to Seasonal Allergies

As someone who has suffered from springtime seasonal allergies the whole 8 years I’ve lived in Florida, I decided to research how coconut oil might be able to help.

I looked at what sorts of things make for a stuffy day:

  1. Dairy. It’s no secret that milk products cause more mucus production. One easy way to avoid dairy? Replace it with coconut! Coconut milk and coconut oil make great substitutes, and left me feeling less congested.
  2. High pollen count. This one seems unavoidable, but I actually tried putting some coconut oil right inside my nostrils before going outside (defense!), as well as upping my daily internal dose. A stuffy nose results partially from inflammation, which coconut oil can help fight. Walnuts, flax seeds, and fish oil can help, too.
  3. Too much yeast. Coconut oil is great for battling yeast!
  4. Poorly functioning immune system. The lauric acid in coconut oil is said to really improve the immune system.


My conclusion? Coconut oil sure can’t hurt! Have you tried coconut oil for seasonal allergies? Comment below and let me know!


– AM

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5 Comments Post a comment

  1. Mika
    April 26, 2012 at 12:56 pm

    I never though of coconut oil as a allergy treatment but I will give it a try!

  2. S.
    April 10, 2013 at 1:32 pm

    I’ve been taking coconut oil (organic, unrefined) for years. Never thought of it as an allergy treatment but now that I think about it, I haven’t had any allergy problems in years.

    • April 10, 2013 at 3:25 pm

      We are so happy to hear about your positive outcome of incorporating coconut oil into your lifestyle!

  3. Anna Zizzo
    July 3, 2015 at 2:15 pm

    This is going to sound crazy but I have a prolapses its my bladder that is dropping I use a persary it looks like a donut that I use to push it back in I ran out of cream that came with the kit andI want to know if I can use coconut oil on the pasary? I don’t see why not aI use it because I’m afraid of the operation

    • July 22, 2015 at 1:50 pm


      I would contact your physician to see what their opinion on this would be. Hope things get better!

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