The studies are in and specialists agree that Acupuncture can cure Hayfever
With the coming of spring, seasonal allergies are just starting to develop especially as the weather warms and flowers release pollen. Hayfever or allergic rhinitis is a common disorder with symptoms of sneezing, itchy eyes, watery nasal passages which generally improve whilst isolated from allergens.
In an article by an US otolaryngology specialist journal published a review of the many studies of acupuncture for the condition and have noted that significant benefit can be achieved.
Gentle painless insertion of acupuncture needles for 30 to 40 minutes around specific points in the sinus region can markedly calm symptoms and further attacks. Further use of classical Chinese medicine herbal formula can also specifically matched to suit the needs of the individual. Magnolia flower herbal formula are commonly used to open the sinuses, and reduce irritation and sneezing. Commonly this formula is combined with “Qi” tonic formulas which help build immunity and general resistance.
Click here for the scientific article on acupuncture and Allergic Rhinitis.