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Objectives : The aim of this study is to review allergic rhinitis and to help make full use of oriental medical therapy in this disease. Methods : We investigated the published papers with the key word 'allergic rhinitis' and refered to several important old records Results : 1. Allegic rhinitis in Oriental Medicine is known as 鼻鼽(bigu), 鼽噴(bunche) and the main symptoms is rhinorrhea, sneezing, nasal obstruction. 2. The cause of allergic rhinitis in Oriental Medicine is dysfunctions of the spleen, lung and kidney systems bring weakness to the vital energy(正氣) making wind and cold(風寒邪氣) energy easy to intrude. 3. Determination of the patient's constitution and understanding of the weakness of spleen, lung and kidney systems helps improve the treatment rate. it is used to treat allergic rhinits with herbal medicines, acupunctures and so on. 4. In acupuncture therapy, the mainly used acupuncture points are 迎香(younghyang), 印堂(yindang), 鼻通(bitong), 上星(sangsung), 合谷(habgouk). Conclusions : The Oriental Medicine treatment principal of rhinitis is strengthening the body resistance and eliminating the pathogenic factors according to the individual characters of each patients and the symptoms.


Objectives : The aim of this study is to review allergic rhinitis and to help make full use of oriental medical therapy in this disease. Methods : We investigated the published papers with the key word 'allergic rhinitis' and refered to several important old records Results : 1. Allegic rhinitis in Oriental Medicine is known as 鼻鼽(bigu), 鼽噴(bunche) and the main symptoms is rhinorrhea, sneezing, nasal obstruction. 2. The cause of allergic rhinitis in Oriental Medicine is dysfunctions of the spleen, lung and kidney systems bring weakness to the vital energy(正氣) making wind and cold(風寒邪氣) energy easy to intrude. 3. Determination of the patient's constitution and understanding of the weakness of spleen, lung and kidney systems helps improve the treatment rate. it is used to treat allergic rhinits with herbal medicines, acupunctures and so on. 4. In acupuncture therapy, the mainly used acupuncture points are 迎香(younghyang), 印堂(yindang), 鼻通(bitong), 上星(sangsung), 合谷(habgouk). Conclusions : The Oriental Medicine treatment principal of rhinitis is strengthening the body resistance and eliminating the pathogenic factors according to the individual characters of each patients and the symptoms.