Anti-allergic vaccines began to be applied more than 100 years ago (Noon and Freeman, 1911). These scientists started using these vaccines for treating pollen allergy because they mistakenly believed that the allergic reaction was caused by a toxin in the pollen.
They utilized the vaccine in a similar way to the successful use of vaccines against other toxins such as diphtheria or tetanus.
Anti-allergic vaccines are therapeutic vaccines (immune therapy) utilized for reducing the reactivity of allergic patients to allergens. This reduces symptoms and prevent the progression of the allergic disease. For these vaccines to be efficient they must be adapted to the sensitivity of each patient. For this reason, in most cases they are prepared individually according to the reactivity of the patient.
The allergies that can be treated with these vaccines are caused by pollen, mites, fungi, epithelium, insects or poison.