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What is Auriculotherapy?
It is the stimulation of specific points on the ear in order to have a therapeutic effect elsewhere in the body. Often described as reflexology for the ear, there are hundreds of points on the ear that are believed to represent a microsystem of the whole body, with points for areas both physical and emotional.

The stimulation of these points is known as Auriculotherapy.

Ear Seeds are a non-invasive, safe and effective tool used to stimulate points on this microsystem. Ear Seeds consist of tiny seeds, beads or pellets that are held in place on the surface of the ear with tape over specific acupressure points. The continous mild pressure they exert is amplified by stimulating the seed with a few seconds of fingertip massage every few hour. The reason ear seeds work so well is because the ear has a direct connection to your brain and nervous system.

ear seed placement

Proper placement is the #1 key
to effective ear seeding.

Your brain is the control center of your entire body and your ear is like a keyboard to your brain. When nerve branches on the ear are stimulated with pressure from ear seeds they send signals to your brain and nervous system and promote a therapeutic effect or a homeostatic effect to that corresponding body part.

Auriculotherapy Certificate

Certificate of Completion

Dr. Oz on Auricular (Ear) Acupuncture

All information on this site is for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical treatment. All products and services offered are not recommended during pregnancy without consulting your healthcare provider prior to use. FDA Registered. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration, nor are they intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. If skin irritation occurs from the ear seeds, or if swelling should occur, remove the ear seeds and contact your doctor if symptoms persist.

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