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Allergic Rhinitis

Submitted by on May 18, 2010 – 5:22 pm | 1,839 views

A standard formula we use in the clinic for nasal stuffiness, sneezing, eye itching and headache of allergic rhinitis is Seven Forests’ Xanthium 12. The formulation is derived from Chinese research indicating the anti-atopy actions of its ingredients, such as inhibiting IgE overproduction and histamine release. Most of the herbs are not specific for nasal congestion, but are utilized for calming the allergic responses that generate that symptom. Nonetheless, among the 12 herbs are ones that are said to “release the surface” and others that astringe excess production of fluids.