Management of Seasonal and Perennial Allergies in Clinical Practice

Acupuncture for the treatment of respiratory allergies and hay fever.

Hay fever and other allergies, are the fastest rising pathology worldwide. Atopic conditions may be handicapping particularly in children. Acupuncture has proven its effectiveness in managing the acute symptoms, as well as treating the deeper roots.

Hamid Montakab
Hamid Montakab

Course Overview

Allergies, in particular hay fever, represent the fastest rising pathology around the world. Inherited “Atopic” conditions affect children at an early age and may even prove quite handicapping in some cases.

Chinese medicine and acupuncture in particular are quite effective in managing not only the symptoms during the acute phase, but also in treating the deeper roots.


This webinar covers:

(1) The head energetics involving the sensory portals, ear, nose, throat and the eyes

(2) Physio-pathology, diagnostic and therapeutic principles

(3) Practical strategies for the treatment of: allergic rhinitis; allergic asthma


  • Allergic disease. Chinese physio-pathology. Notion of "hyper-reactivity". Notion of "de-synchronization". Seasonal and perennial allergies. Inherited (Atopic) conditions. Smptom analysis

  • Exploring the head energetics involving the sensory portals, ear, nose, throat and the eyes; Primary channels involved; role of the Luo; Divergent and Extraordinary Vessels.

  • Acupuncture protocols for the treatment of the acute phase and the allergic condition.

  • Inherited (Atopic) conditions and the Extraordinary vessels. Prevention

  • Asthmatic condition. Zang-Fu patterns. Treatment of the acute phase. Case studies. Sources


  • 0 hrs - 1 hrs

    The Allergic disease: physiopathology. Inherited factors. Seasonal allergies: hay fever, asthma. Symptom analysis

  • 1 hrs - 1.5 hrs

    Head energetics; Luo; Divergent; Primary and their points; Extraordinary vessels.

  • 1.5 hrs - 2 hrs

    Treatment strategies; treating the acute phase.

  • 2 hrs - 2.5 hrs

    Treating the root. Atopy and the Extraordinary vessels. Prevention

  • 2.5 hrs - 3 hrs

    Asthmatic condition. Zang-Fu patterns. Treatment of the acute phase. Case studies. Sources


  • David D. (United States of America)

    It is refreshing to see more teachers who are trained in classical acupuncture who emphasize proper assessment, diagnosis, and minimal needle usage in treatment.


Hamid Montakab

Hamid Montakab graduated from the Medical School of Paris, completed an education in acupuncture in France and in China. He practiced in the US and later founded the Academy of Chinese Healing Arts in Switzerland and was co-founder and president of the Swiss Professional Organization for TCM.


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  • CEUs:

    Approved By: Standard Certificate (3), NCCAOM (3)

    Pending: California [Upon Request]*

  • Language: English

  • Course Type: Recorded Webinar

  • Course Length: 3 h

  • Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

  • Access Period: Lifetime


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