In sections on body acupuncture points, ear acupuncture
points, and trigger points, they address such aspects as the small intestine channel, points on the auricular lobule according to Chinese nomenclature, projection zones of internal organs according to Nogier, long radial extensor muscles of the wrist, and tensor muscles of the fascia lata.
and the balance method are two common approaches.
Firenzuoli, "Ear acupuncture
in European traditional medicine," Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol.
Smith, founded the NADA and developed Wen and Cheung's protocol (16) into the well-known 5-point ear acupuncture
Chinese Auricular Acupuncture narrows the focus to ear acupuncture
techniques and uses the concepts of traditional Chinese acupuncture to examine clinical applications of ear acupuncture
4 PRESS YOUR EAR ACUPUNCTURE
has been a great success at helping smokers to quit.
It is based on the principles of subtle energy and ear acupuncture
Auriculotherapy Manual: Chinese and Western Systems of Ear Acupuncture
. Amsterdam: Elsevier; 2003:165.
Women experiencing natural menopause and aged between 40 and 60 years were included in the analysis, which evaluated the effects of various forms of acupuncture, including traditional Chinese medicine acupuncture (TCMA), acupressure, electro-acupuncture, laser acupuncture and ear acupuncture
Sterile, disposable needles made of stainless steel (Seirin, Dreieich/Germany) were used for body (0.3 x 0.3 mm in strength) and for face and ear acupuncture
(0.2 x 0.15 mm in strength).
In return, they offered free ear acupuncture
clinics, which involved inserting five thin acupuncture needles around the outer edge of the ear to stimulate energy to five corresponding organ systems, including lungs, liver, kidneys and nervous system, as well as to provide total body relaxation.