World Allergy Week 2019: Focus on Controlling Environmental Allergens

In addition to other factors, our environment contributes a lot to allergies. We should be aware of what things can be controlled in our environment.   Pigeons: There is a huge controversy regarding pigeons in metros. Pigeons are fed for religious purposes. this creates a lot of problems Pigeons clustering create a nuisance. The metro […]

Allergic plants in metros

The above is a plant growing in a divider in Mumbai city. It is a weed. Along with the ornamental plants due to lack of proper care this plant has grown unhindered. It is called Amaranthus spinosus or Chawli bhaji. It is a strong aeroallergen. Other plants spotted in Mumbai are castor oil or ricinus […]