The World Health Organisation has a list of diseases, symptoms and conditions for which acupuncture has been proven to be effective, these include:-
* Allergic Rhinitis (including Hay Fever)
* Fertility & Pregnancy
* Low Back Pain
* Neck Pain
* Tennis Elbow
* Sleeping Difficulties
* Knee Pain
During an acupuncture treatment, moxibustion, the burning of the herb Mugwort close to the body, may be used. Mugwort or Moxa is great for cold conditions and can nourish the blood and qi.
It provides strengthening and warming and is beneficial if you are feeling low in energy or are susceptible to cold weather.