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Auricular acupuncture review

124 terms   Terms Definitions Helix The outermost ridge of external ear. The “?” shape (not including lobe) is called? Helix Root Center of ear to face is called? Superior Helix The most superior section of Helix is called? Helix Tail The vertical aspect of Helix which goes toward lobe is called? Antihelix “Y” shaped […]

Auricular Acupuncture flash card

Auricular Acupuncture flash card point for fever, inflammation, hypertension, revival from hepatic coma, or for analgesic or sedative effect. Use moxa for keratitis Ear apex where is the ear apex point? when ear is bent toward tragus, this point can be found at the tip of fold on superior aspect of helix point for allergic […]

Auricular acupuncture prescription

 9 terms Terms Definitions anxiety shenmen, brain, sympathetic, adrenal, kidney, heart, diaphragm asthma shenmen, brain, sympathetic, adrenal, endocrine, kidney, liver chronic fatigue shenmen, adrenal, kidney, liver, spleen. lung fibromyalgia shenmen, brain, sympathetic, liver, heart, spleen, sanjiao, diaphragm, relax muscle insomnia shenmen, brain, kidney, liver, heart, spleen, irritable bowel syndrome shenmen, sympathetic, liver, large intestines migraines […]

Auricular – CAM patient indications

Auricular – CAM pt indications 80 terms Terms Definitions 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 […]

CAM Ear Points Flash Card

CAM Ear Points   Terms Definitions Finger Pain and dysfunction in the fingers Internal Tubercle – Urticaria/Allergy Pt. Expels Wind, Stops Itch Wrist Pain and dysfunction in the wrist Elbow Pain and dysfunction in the elbow Shoulder Pain and dysfunction in the shoulder Clavicle Pain and dysfunction in the clavicular area; Peripheral arthritis of the […]

Ear Acupuncture flashcard

Ear Acupuncture  flashcard    82 terms Terms Definitions What are the convex structures of the ear? Anti-helix, Superior anti-helix crus, Inferior anti-helix crus, helix crus What are the concave structures of the ear? Cavum, cymba, external auditory meatus, scapha, trangular fossa When building an ear prescription, how many zones are used? 5 (including 1 master) How […]

Obesity Treatment Through Auricular Therapy And Auricular Medicine

BY Dr. Kenneth Wang ABSTRACTObesity is a problem that affects millions of Americans. Treatment is often unsuccessful and frustrating for the patient and physician alike. Auricular acupuncture has been used to treat addictive behaviors with variable success. Advanced Auricular Therapy and Auricular Medicine are clinical approaches to auricular acupuncture that may help patients successfully lose […]

Auricular Anatomy

By Dr. Kenneth Wang Terms Definitions Lobule   Tragus   Supratragic Notch   Infratragic Notch   Antitragus   Antihelix   Superior Antihelix Crus   Inferior Antihelix Crus   Triangular Fossa   Scapha   Helix   Helix Crus   Cymba Conchae   Cavum Conchae   External Auditory Meatus   Helix Tragic Notch   Helix Tubercle (Darwin’s […]

The meridians and collaterals on ears

by Dr. Kenneth Wang   Bladder meridian of foot-taiyang: it starts from interior angles of two eyes and ascends to corona capitis then two branches intersect, its branch goes from corona capitis to superior angle of ear.  Small intestine meridian of hand-taiyang: it arises from supraclavicular fossa and ascends along side of neck then ascends from lower […]

Syndrome differentiation of diseases of the ear

By Dr. Kenneth Wang Differentiating otalgiaOtalgia is the commonly-seen symptom of many otic diseases. Its syndrome differentiation mainly lies in the severity of otalgia. When pathogenic wind invades externally, the pathogenic factor will accumulate and block the ear, mostly causing mild otalgia at the early stage; prolonged otalgia may result from loss of nourishment of […]

The ear: its relationships with viscera, meridians and collaterals

By Dr. Kenneth Wang Ear Meridians Physiologically, the ear controls sense of hearing and governs balance. The ancient TCM had somewhat understanding of the fact that the ear controls sense of hearing,but without direct understanding of the fact that the ear governs balance. The chapter of On the Brain in the book LingShu (Miraculous Pivot […]