Itching is a bothersome thing. What is so ironic about it is that when you itch, it is often due to something deeper than the skin. While contact dermatitis (touching metals or plants) is commonly associated with eliciting the famous histamine response) there are many reasons we itch. Itching can be a side effect of … Continue reading Why Itch?
Using Chinese Herbal Formulas and Acupuncture for Allergies
Acupuncture can go a long way towards allergy relief. Treatments help open the nose, strengthen the Wei Qi (immune response), clear phlegm, and combat infection. There are a myriad of formulas made up of Chinese herbs that can effectively relieve allergies. There is some overlap between formulas for colds, flu and allergies. I have … Continue reading Using Chinese Herbal Formulas and Acupuncture for Allergies