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Acupuncture for Allergic rhinitis

Updated: Oct 1, 2022

Allergic rhinitis

An allergen is an otherwise harmless substance that causes an allergic reaction.

Common symptoms of allergic rhinitis include:

  • sneezing

  • a runny nose

  • a stuffy nose

  • an itchy nose

  • coughing

  • a sore or scratchy throat

  • itchy eyes

  • watery eyes

  • dark circles under the eyes

  • frequent headaches

  • eczema-type symptoms, such as having extremely dry, itchy skin that can blister and weep

  • hives

  • excessive fatigue

Acupuncture for Allergic Rhinitis

Main acupoints:

L120, EX-HN3, EX-HN8, BL13, DU23, LU5, LU7, L14


  • Medically reviewed by Judith Marcin, MD on June 20, 2017 — Written by Kristeen Moore



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