Pollen influences cloud formation, forming cloud condensation nuclei. As pollen breaks down they rupture and collect water from the atmosphere. Pollen gathers moisture and forms a cloud subsequently causing rainfall. This phenomena is only recently understood following research by Allison Steiner, University of Michigan, and Sarah Brooks, A&M University, Texas: How Pollen Influences Cloud Formation.
This research indicates why asthmatics are affected by thunderstorms. Clouds of pollen are released into the immediate atmosphere especially after a thunderstorm.It literally is raining pollen! After or during the storm, those affected can help protect their lungs by applying Decongest aroma that heals blend to the chest or sinuses. This will reduce the inflammatory response in the lungs and sinus caused by the pollen storm. Allergy spray therapeutic essence blend also can help those who are affected by overcast and stormy weather.