MOSCOW, March 3 – RIA Novosti. Allergy to traditional spring decorative flowers in women is quite rare, one must be careful about mimosa, it is better to choose odorless flowers as a gift for March 8, they are usually safe, according to doctors interviewed by RIA Novosti. “Ornamental flowers that are usually bought on March 8, relatively rarely cause allergic reactions.Roses, tulips, lilies, irises, orchids – these flowers, as a rule, are pollinated in nature by insects, therefore they have a small amount of heavy pollen that is not retained in the air and as an allergen they are rather weak “, – said the doctor allergist-immunologist Vladimir Bolibok.
He noted that from the traditional flowers that are given in spring, an allergy to mimosa is possible, since it is wind-pollinated, its pollen floats in the air for a long time, so you need to be careful with it.
Doctor of medical sciences, professor, immunologist-allergist Mikhail Kostinov agrees with him. He emphasized that it is better to choose flowers that are odorless and without pollen, they are the safest.
Experts noted that women who are aware of their problem and expect a gift from a man should be warned in advance about allergies so that a joyful event does not turn into a nuisance.