Auriculotherapy also known as ear acupuncture or auricular acupuncture, is a form of acupuncture that involves the stimulation of specific points on the ear to promote healing and alleviate a wide range of health problems. It is based on the belief that the ear is a microsystem that reflects the entire body, and that specific points on the ear correspond to different parts of the body.
Auriculotherapy is usually performed by inserting fine needles into specific points on the ear, or by applying pressure, heat, or electrical stimulation to these points. It is used to treat a variety of conditions, including pain, addiction, digestive disorders, weight loss, and mental health issues. It is also often used as a complement to other forms of treatment, such as medication or physical therapy.
Auriculotherapy is a popular form of acupuncture and is used by practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine and other holistic health care systems. It is generally considered to be safe and effective and is often used as a natural alternative to traditional Western medical treatments.