Ear acupressure therapy means to stimulate acupuncture points on
an ear for treatment. There are many acupuncture points in an
ear. Each point connects to specific part of the body although
it is hard to understand how it is connected.
Chinese find that stimulating the acupuncture points on an ear
can treat the disease in the body, since an ear contains the
information of the whole body!
Actually according to Chinese Medicine, any small part of the
body contains the information of the whole body, such as hand,
arm, leg, face, stomach, and even a finger. This is basic
concept verifying the application of reflexology or tuina
massage to solve disease on other part of the body.
It commonly applies a herbal seed to the ear to stimulate the
ear acupuncture point. Sometime, people may also use
small grain of rise, or use small magnetic beards. The
seeds or beards are left on the ear for several days with or
without need to squeeze it.
It is usually used when clients cannot come regularly for
standard acupuncture treatment, or if we find sensitive spots on
their ear. Many clinic conditions such as pain, poor sleeping,
craving for smoking or food, can be treated by just using the
ear acupressure. In some cases, it works as good as using the