Table 3: Th1/Th2 cytokines in studies of acupuncture for allergic rhinitis.

ReferenceMeasurement methodTh2 cytokinesTh1 cytokines
IL-1 IL-4IL-10GM-CSFIFN- IL-2

[59]Peripheral blood plasma
[60]Peripheral blood serum No change
[61]RNA from peripheral blood
[62]Supernatant from peripheral blood monocytes

Reported increase: , Reported decrease: .