Acupuncture for hay fever and rhinitis

Recent reviews have consistently found acupuncture to be effective for allergic rhinitis – both the seasonal and perennial types. Acupuncture also compares favourably with antihistamines. (1)


  1. Taw et al (2015). Acupuncture and allergic rhinitis. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg.2015 Jun;23(3):216-20. doi: 10.1097/MOO.0000000000000161:


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