Even though our English summer hasn't been very summery I've been treating a lot of people with hayfever recently and my latest newsletter offers a few suggestions to help cope with symptoms.
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I wrote a longer blog post last year for the Settle Website about natural ways of preventing hayfever or reducing symptoms. Most chemists and health food shops will sell the products I have mentioned.
Birch pollen under the microscope
A Swiss scientists named Martin Oeggerli, who uses the name Micronaut for his art, uses a Scanning Electron Microscope to capture amazing images of pollen grains. There are many more striking images of pollen on his website and he also has pictures of bacteria, fabrics, plants and insects as you have never seen them before. See his online Gallery here