Rhinitis TCM Therapy

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Health care methods of rhinitis

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(1) Drug Therapy
1) Internal Medicine
a. Wind-Cold
Therapeutic methods: Dispelling wind and cold, resolving the exterior with warmth and removing obstruction of the orifice.
Prescription: Modified Jingfang Baidu Powder.

b. Wind-Heat
Therapeutic methods: Dispelling wind and clearing heat, dispersing the lung and removing obstruction of the orifice.
Prescription: Modified Cang’erzi Powder

c. Deficiency of the spleen qi, evil in the nasal cavity.
Therapeutic methods: Strengthening the spleen to remove dampness, dispelling wind and removing obstruction of the orifice.
Prescription: Modified Shenling Baizhu Powder.

d. Long-term remaining of the evil and the toxin.
Therapeutic methods: Regulating the qi and blood, removing stagnation to eliminate blood stasis.
Prescription: Modified Danggui Shaoyao Decoction.

e. Dampness- heat in the spleen and the stomach.
Therapeutic methods: Clearing away heat and removing dampness, eliminating turbidity to dredge orifice.
Prescription: Modified Ganlu Xiaodu Dan

f. Heat in the Liver and Gallbladder
Therapeutic methods: Removing heat from the liver and promoting the gallbladder, clearing away heat and removing obstruction of the orifice.
Prescription: Modified Longdan Xiegan Tang.

2) External Medicine:
a. The "Taiping Huiming Fang" of the Song dynasty recorded that people can apply the paste which is made of the dung of the pberetima on the children’s fontanel; it is applicable to treat the head fever and nasal obstruction for the children.  

b. For the chronic rhinitis: Get moderate scallions and wash them clean, peal and pound them into the plaster; fry until it is hot and apply it on the Xinhui for the children ; hot compress is added; each time for 30-60 minutes and 3 times a day. For the adults, it can be applied on the ridge of the nose (which is covered with the gauze) directly in the night; then fix it up with the adhesive plaster and remove it in the next day morning; apply it for several nights continuously.

c. For the chronic rhinitis:
Ingredients: Borneol 1.5g, magnoliae flos 9g, cocklebur fruit 9g, angelica root 6g, mint 9g, Rhizoma Pinelliae (Banxia) 3g, Bulbus Fritillariae (Beimu) 9g, dried tangerine peel 3g, pseudo-ginseng 1.5g, Radix Glycyrrhizae (Gancao) 6g.
Process: Put the borneol into the earth bowl and grind them into the fine powder; add other ingredients and grind into the fine powder; mix them well and preserve in the sealed bottle. Get a little of it with the cotton bud and apply it into the nose; Take it 2-3 times a day.

d. The "Puji Fang" of Ming dynasty recorded that people can grind the raw monkshood powder and the shallot into the paste; apply it on the Yongquan to treat the nasosinusitis.

e. Acute rhinitis (cold type) with the serious nasal obstruction, frequent sneeze, clear and thin nasal discharge, headache and aversion to the cold;
The plaster of the rhizoma arisaematis: get one rhizoma arisaematis and grind it into the powder; mix the powder with the light vinegar and spread them on the red silk; then apply it on the fontanel and keep it covered.

(2) Massage Therapy
1) Push the ophryon (the middle of the eye-brows) for 50 times with the thumb alternatively; wipe from the forehead to the Taiyang on the both sides (the midpoint between the lateral ends of the eyebrows and the outer canthus) for one minute with the thenar eminence of hand; then, knead-press the Zhongfu (LU1) (In the superior lateral part of the anterior thoracic wall, 6 cun lateral to the anterior midline), Chize (LU5) (In the cubital crease,in the depression of the radial side of the tendon of biceps muscle of arm), Hegu (LI 4) (On the dorusm of the hand, between the 1st and 2nd metacarpal bones, and on the radial side of the midpoint of the 2nd metacarpal bone) for one minute respectively; at last, knead-press the Fengchi(On the nape, below the occipital bone, in the depression between the upper ends of the sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles) for one minute.

2) Hold and lift the neck and shoulder: Hold the acupoints of the governor meridian on the nape and the acupoints on the both sides of the midline on the back with the palm; take it from up to bottom and repeat for 4-6 times; then hold and lift the shoulder on both sides and mainly knead the Jianjing (the position of the middle finger tip when keeping the hands on the shoulder) for 3 minutes and the Feishu (1.5 cun lateral to the lower borer of the spinous process of the 3rd thoracic vertebra) for one minute.

3) Knead and scrape the back: Knead and scrape the back with the palms back and forth until a heat sensation is gained. Take the above manipulation once a day and 10 days for a course of treatment.

(3) Measles scratching
1) Selecting points for the acute rhinitis:
The area of the head and neck: Yingxiang, ophryon, Taiyang (EX- HN 5), Shangxing, Fengchi;
The area of the chest: Danzhong, Zhongfu (LU1)
The area of the upper limbs: Chize (LU5), Lieque (LU7), Hegu (LI 4) 

2) Selecting points for the chronic rhinitis:
The area of the head and neck: Yingxiang, ophryon, Baihui, Zanzhu, Tongtian, Shangxing, Fengchi;
The area of the upper limbs: Hegu (LI 4)
Manipulation: For the acupoints on the head and neck, the pressing method is taken; for the Hegu and Lieque which are located on the limbs, the routine scraping method and light stimulation are taken; 7 days for a course of a treatment; after 2-3 courses of the treatment, the acute rhinitis can be cured; the chronic rhinitis needs 3-4 courses of treatment.

(4) Cupping Therapy
Main points: Yingxiang, Shangxing, Yintang and Shenque.
Adjunct points: Dazhui, Feishu and Jiaji are added for the acute rhinitis and cupping after pricking for bloodletting is taken; Zhongwan, Feishu, Geshu and Zusanli are added for the chronic rhinitis and cupping or Acucupping is taken; Pishu, Shenshu and Zhongwan are added for the anaphylactic rhinitis with the method of cupping or Acucupping

Method: 1) the patients keep a sitting position and prick the Yingxiang, Shangxing and ophryon after the routine sterilization; then take cupping for 10 minutes; or take cupping after pricking with the three-edged needle; keep the cup sucked in place for 15 minutes; take the therapy once every another day and 6 times as a course of treatment.

Method: 2) select the point of Shenque and take cupping with the fire-flashing method; take cupping every 5 minutes and for 3 times continuously is a course of treatment; take once daily and it can be taken every another day after the condition is improved. Ten times for a course of treatment. 

(5) Foot Massage
Basic Reflection Zone: Lung, Respiratory tract, Nose, Hypophysis cerebri, Neck and Spleen.
Related Reflection Zone:Yingxiang, Yintang, Shangxing.
Symptom Reflection Zone: Feishu (BL 13) to Pishu (BL20), Chize (LU5), Hegu (LI 4)
Course of the Reflection Therapy: 10-15 times for one course of treatment, 30-40 minutes for one time, and 1-2 times a day. Take rest for 1-2days between two courses of treatment. During this period, put the feet in pale salt water to recover the sensitivity of the feet to massage.

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