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Table 3 Complementary therapies used for asthma

From: Complementary therapy use by patients and parents of children with asthma and the implications for NHS care: a qualitative study

Acupuncture Kinesiology
Aromatherapy Massage
Bowen Therapy Nutritional therapy (and general changes to diet)
Breathing techniques (e.g. Buteyko Method)* Osteopathy/cranial osteopathy
Chiropractic Reflexology
Flower remedies Relaxation
Homeopathy* Visualisation/guided imagery
Herbal medicine Yoga (including yoga breathing)
  1. *Therapies most commonly used