Journal of Acuherb in Medicine


Auricular – CAM patient indications

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Auricular – CAM pt indications

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middle ear

hiccups, jaundice, symptoms and diseases of digestive system and skin

lower portion of rectum

constipation, anal prolapse, external and internal hemorrhoids, tenesmus

urethra

enuresis, frequent urgent painful urination, retention of urine

external genitalia

inflammation of external genital organs, eczema of perineum, impotence

anterior ear apex

external and internal hemorrhoids

ear apex

fever, hypertension, inflammation of eyes, painful diseases

liver yang

liver qi stagnation, liver yang preponderance

helix 1-6

fever, tonsillitis, hypertension

finger

pain and dysfunction of the fingers

interior tubercle

expels wind and stops itching

wrist

pain and dysfunction at wrist

elbow

pain and dysfunction at elbow

shoulder

pain and dysfunction at shoulder

clavicle

pain at clavicle, peripheral arthritis of the shoulder, takayashu’s disease

toe

pain and dysfunction of toes

heel

heel pain

ankle

ankle sprain, pain, and dysfunction

knee

pain and dysfunction of knee

hip

pain at hip

buttocks

pain at buttocks

ischium

sciatica

end of inferior antihelix crus

pain of internal organs, palpitations, spontaneous sweating, night sweating, functional disorders of autonomic nervous system

cervical, thoracic, and lumbar vertebrae

pain at corresponding part of spine

neck

strained neck, wry neck, pain or dysfunction of neck

chest

pain and stuffiness of chest

abdomen

abdominal or gynecological diseases, lumbago

ear- shen men

sedation, easing mind, relieving pain, clearing heat

triangular depression

gynecological diseases and symptoms, impotence, prostate problems, etc.

superior triangle

hypertension

nose

brandy nose or nose furuncles, nasal obstruction, other nose problems

supratragic apex

reduce heat and relieve pain

lower tragic apex

reduce heat and relieve pain, anti spasmodic and expels wind

pharynx – larynx

acute and chronic pharyngitis and chronic laryngitis and tonsillitis

internal nose

allergic rhinitis and other nose diseases

antitragic apex

asthma, bronchitis, parotitis, itching skin

central rim and middle border

oligophrenia, enuresis, etc.

occiput

dizziness, headache, insomnia, etc

temple

shao yang headache

forehead

yang ming headache

brain for pain

oligophrenia, insomnia, dream disturbed sleep, tinnitus due to kidney deficiency

mouth

facial paralysis, stomatitis, etc

esophagus

dysphagia, esophagitis, etc

stomach

insomnia, gastritis, gastroduodenal ulcer, other gastric diseases and symptoms

duodenum

duodenal ulcer, pylorospasm, etc

small intestine

indigestion, palpitations, etc

appendix

clears damp heat from lower jiao

cardiac orifice

hiatal hernia, esophageal reflux

large intestine

appendicitis, diarrhea, constipation

liver

liver qi stagnation, eye diseases, disorders of lateral lower abdomen

pancreas/GB

diseases and symptoms of bile duct, pancreatitis, migraine

kidney

nephritis, lumbago, tinnitus, diplacusis, spermatorrhea, impotence

ureter

stone and colic pain of ureter

bladder

lower back painsciatica, cystitis, enuresis, retention of urine

angle of cymba concha

prostatitis

middle cymba concha

low fever, abdominal distension, ascariasis of bile duct, impaired hearing, parotitis

heart

insomnia, palpitation, hysteria, night sweating, angina pectoris

lung

cough and asthma, skin diseases, hoarseness, also used for anesthesia

trachea

cough and asthma

spleen

abdominal distension, diarrhea, chronic indigestion, stomatitis, functional uterine bleeding

triple jiao

removes obstruction from the water passages, clears heat and stops itching

intertragus

skin diseases, impotence, irregular menstruation, climacteric syndrome, dysfunction of endocrine

frontal tragic notch

glaucoma, pseudomyopia, other eye diseases

lower tragic notch

hypotension

back tragic notch

ametropia, external eye inflammation

cheek

facial paralysis, other facial problems

tongue

glossitis

jaw

toothache, submandibular arthritis, etc

section 4 of ear lobe

toothache, neurasthenia

eye

acute conjunctivitis, electric ophthalmia, myopia, other eye diseases

internal ear

tinnitus, impaired hearing, auditory vertigo, etc

tonsil

acute tonsillitis

upper root of auricle

headache, abdominal pain, asthma

lower root of auricle

headache, abdominal pain, asthma

root of auricular vagus

headache, nasal obstruction, ascariasis of bile duct

groove of inferior helix crus

hypertension, skin diseases

heart (back of ear)

furuncles, insomnia, dream- disturbed sleep, hypertension, headache, etc.

spleen (back of ear)

abdominal distention, diarrhea, indigestion

liver (back of ear)

distension and fullness of chest and rib side, acute appendicitis, soreness and aching of lower back

lung (back of ear)

asthma, diseases and symptoms of digestive system, fever

kidney (back of ear)

headache, insomnia, dizziness, vertigo, irregular menstruation

 

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