Cold and flu can be a consequence of lowered immunity. This can occur following a stressful or busy period when you may not be getting adequate rest or nutrition.  Sinusitis or nasal congestion may develop after an infection or in response to environmental factors.

Increasing immunity involves improving the overall function of the body. Acupuncture theory states that the points lie on ‘energy’ channels that flow just below the surface of the skin and connect at a deeper level to the organs.  In some people, the cause of nasal congestion can be due to a blockage in this channel around the face.  When the blockage is released, congestion around the area moves.