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Auricular Acupuncture

The secret is out! Auricular Acupuncture helps you lose weight and fight addictions.

Simply put, Auricular acupuncture is acupuncture done on the ear. It involves the insertion of superfine needles into specific points on the ear. Once inserted, the needles can be manipulated to stimulate the body for healing effects. The Chinese developed the system of auricular (ear) acupuncture a long time ago, as one of the various Microsystems of the body containing all the points relating to the major organs and body parts, a Frenchman by the name of Nogier, discovered many more acupuncture points on the ear that pertain to Western medicine such as points called "Adrenal", "Pituitary", "FSH", "Ovary", "Thyroid", etc.,

In auricular acupuncture, the insertion of needles is performed on the ear, which is thought to contain aproximately two hundred acupuncture points It should be noted that acupuncture needles are never inserted into the auditory canal leading to the inner ear. Our acupuncturist’s workspace is the auricle, or fleshy cartilage of the outer ear.

Auricular acupuncture has been proven to be effective in treating mental/emotional disturbances including anxiety, depression, and insomnia. The therapy may also be used to treat obesity, pre-menstrual syndrome, and addiction to drugs, alcohol and cigarettes.

To find out how ear acupuncture can help you to achieve your goals, please give us a call at 904-327-0457.