Allergic rhinitis is a type of inflammation in the nose which occurs when the immune system overreacts to allergens in the air. There are two types of allergic rhinitis –seasonal (known as Hay Fever) and perennial that occurs year-round. common symptoms including: runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, coughing, dark circles under eyes, red, itchy, and watery eyes.
Traditional Chinese medicine has a privilege of dealing with allergic rhinitis, we have treated many patients in our clinic with great outcome.
Research shows that acupuncture can not only interfere with the stimulation of the sensory nerve terminal sheath, but also inhibit the excitability of cholinergic nerve to relieve the symptoms. At the same time, acupuncture reduce the release of substance P in the nasal mucosa, so it can prevent the occurrence of neurogenic inflammation and indirectly play a desensitization role.
Acupoints: LI20, LI4, Bitong, Yintang and Dr men’s allergic points
2. Herb formulas
Including: Qingbitang, Sinitang, Mahuangtang, Wenfeijianpitang, Bimintang
3. Some remedies you can do at home
- Daily nasal saline wash can improve symptoms of allergic rhinitis.
- Using Air purifier
Sometimes it's impossible to avoid allergens, try to use an air purifier to help you stay away from allergens.
- Foods may help
Including: Garlic, honey, onions, fish, yogurt, fruits with high level of Vitamin C, such as kiwi and orange.
If you are suffering from allergic rhinitis, please don’t feel hesitate to contact us, we are ready to help you!