Ear Acupuncture provides an up-to-date practical guide to the principles and practice of Chinese and Western ear acupuncture. Written clearly with a practical and sensible approach, this book is aimed at both the student and also the practitioner. Excellent two-colour illustrations are used throughout to illustrate the text. Additionally, it integrates the Chinese and Western opinions and also includes chapters covering ear acupuncture used in the treatment of addiction and also the Western theories about how acupuncture works.
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CHAPTER 1 The history of ear acupuncture
CHAPTER 2 A brief look at traditional Chinese medicine TCM
CHAPTER 3 Differences between ear and body acupuncture
CHAPTER 4 Other microsystems
CHAPTER 5 Explanatory models for acupuncture
its parts and acupuncture points
CHAPTER 7 Reflex points
CHAPTER 8 Functional points
CHAPTER 9 Equipment
According to TCM active points acupuncture needles acupuncture points acupuncture treatment acupuncturist addiction Adrenal Gland alcohol Allergy Analgesic antihelix antitragus anxiety Asthma body acupuncture body’s Brain corresponding diagnosis difﬁcult disturbances doctor ear acupuncture earlobe edge effect electrical point detector Endocrine example external ear ﬁnd ﬁngers ﬁrst ﬁve ﬂow fossa triangularis functional points Heart helix helix root Hypogastric Plexus Hypothalamus Indications infection inﬂammation inﬂuence inserted Jerome’s Point Kidney Large Intestine Lesser Occipital Nerve Liver lobe look for active lower leg Lung massage Master Cerebral masterpoints meridians moxa Muscle Relaxation Neck nervous system Nogier pain Pancreas patient pellets Point bank Point Zero geometry probe problems reﬂected reﬂex points reﬂex zone San Jiao scaphoid fossa scientiﬁc semi-permanent needles Shen skin Small Intestine speciﬁc Spleen stimulation Stomach stress Sympathetic Autonomic Point sympathetic trunk symptoms Thalamus traditional Chinese medicine tragus treat upper Urinary Bladder Uterus V-point Vagus Nerve