Different ways to treat the ear
- Press needles
- Press seeds
- Press magnets
- Use of moxa
- Ear Massage
- Ear self massage
- Ear Qi Gong
Auricular Acupuncture Primary points
There are five primary points. One of these points would be used in every points prescription.
The five points are:
1. Point zero
3. Sympathetic (Autonomic)
4. Thalamus or subcortex
Shenmen and sympathetic have been completed as part of the detox programme.
Location: In the root of the helix as it rises from the concha ridge.
Function: Brings homeostatic balance - balance of qi and blood, energy, hormones and brain activity.
Thalamus or Subcortex Location: Directly below the apex of the antitragus where the concha wall meets the lower concha.
Function: regulate over excitement, restores tranquillity, reduces sweating, swelling and shock.
Location: At the base of the inter tragic notch.
Function: Regulates endocrine hormones, relieves hypertension, rheumatism and urogenital disorders. Also for menstrual disorders, skin problems and weight loss.
Smoking Cessation and Weight Loss
Please consult a naturopath before taking natural remedies if you are on medication or your doctor if symptoms persist.
Carina Harkin BHSc.Nat.BHSc.Hom.BHSc.Acu.
Cert IV TAE. ARCHTI mem.