Bleeding therapy refers to release several drops of blood from
specific points of the body for treatment. This is a very old
therapy and has been used by many nations in the world. In old
times, the bleeding is caused by using bleach on the skin.
Currently, it is caused by using needle.
In Chinese Medicine, the spots used for bleeding is ear, or
acupuncture points, especially those spot that show stagnation
of blood, or poor circulation.
The amount of blood leaks from several drops to even 50 ml or
more than that, depending on the nature of the disease and the
purpose of the therapy.
People may ask if blood donation will also have some treatment
effect, if the bleeding therapy introduced here works. The
answer is absolutely no. For blood donation, the blood is taken
from large blood vessel, while the bleeding therapy, from the
surface of the skin, especially the spot on the acupuncture
points or those spot where there is sign of blood circulation
Clinically we frequently find that the combination of
acupuncture with the bleeding (mostly on the tip of the ear and
the spot behind the knee) could reduce the rate of turn-back of
the symptoms, and the bleeding should be done before that