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Recipe Collecion: Drinks for Treating Allergic Rhinitis

Herbal teas made of stinging nettle and mint have a long history as a natural treatment for allergic rhinitis. In addition to herbal infusions, smoothies and other drinks made of allergic rhinitis fighting foods can help treat symptoms associated with this distressing condition. Our favorite anti-rhinitis smoothies, all of which are easy to make, are presented below.

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Refreshing Cucumber Smoothie with Probiotic Bacteria

This refreshing, low-calorie smoothie is an excellent source of probiotic bacteria which have been shown to be effective at alleviating symptoms of allergic rhinitis. It also provides a fair amount of vitamin C.
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Cucumber Honeydew Smoothie

Low in calories and rich in vitamin C, this smoothie provides probiotic bacteria which can help alleviate symptoms of allergic rhinitis.
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Banana Cantaloupe Smoothie

The mouthwatering combination of cantaloupe, banana and buttermilk in this smoothie packs a powerful punch of probiotic bacteria and vitamin C — both of which may help alleviate symptoms associated with hay fever.
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Raspberry Banana Smoothie (with Rice Milk)

This dairy-free, gluten-free smoothie is literally bursting with quercetin and vitamin C. What's more, the raspberries and the ground flaxseed add healthful omega-3 fatty acids to this delectable smoothie.
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Want More Recipes?

For more recipes that can help treat allergic rhinitis, visit the main recipe directory of's Nutrition Guide to Combating Allergic Rhinitis.

You may also be interested in taking a look at the section that provides more general diet tips on how to prevent symptoms of allergic rhinitis. Be also sure to check out the list of the best foods for allergic rhinitis relief.