auricular-points

Auricular Acupuncture Points and Graphics

Auricular Acupuncture - Master Points

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Point Zero Shen Men Autonomic Point Thalamus Point Endocrine Point Master Oscillation Point Allergy Point Tranquilizer Point Master Sensorial (eye) Point Master Cerebral Point

Master Point Functions

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Auricular Acupuncture - Functional I Points

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Constipation Mercury Toxicity Alcoholic Point Analgesic Point Cirrohosis (Liver) Muscle Relaxation Vitality Appetite Control Nicotine Point Mania Point Hypertension 2 Point

Functional I Point Functions

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Auricular Acupuncture - Functional II Points

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Psychosomatic Reactions 1 Weather Heat Insomnia 1 Alertness Insomnia 2 Sexual Compulsion Anti-Depressant 1 Metabolism Sneezing Aggresivity 1 Master Omega Sexual Desire

Functional II Point Functions

  • Psychosomatic 1 - psychological disorders, repressed emotional experiences
  • Weather - symptoms related to changes in weather
  • Heat - peripheral vasodilation, acute/strained low back
  • Insomnia 1 - insomnia, nervousness, depression
  • Insomnia 2 - insomnia, sleep difficulties, nervous dreams, inability to dream
  • Alertness - arousal, alertness
  • Sexual Compulsion - insomnia, lowers libido, calms sexuality
  • Sexual Desire - increases libido, enhances sexual arousal
  • Anti-Depressant 1 - endogenous depression, reactive depression, dysphoric mood
  • Metabolism - metabolic disorders
  • Sneezing - sneezing, allergies
  • Aggresivity 1 - irritability, aggresion, frustration, rage
  • Master Omega - psychological stress, OCD, fear, worry, ruminating thoughts

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Auricular Acupuncture - Digestive Points

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Chinese Rectum Large Intestine Small Intestine Stomach Cardiac Orifice Esophagus Mouth

Digestive Point Functions

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Auricular Acupuncture - Endocrine and Subcortical Points

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C. Adrenal Gland Pineal Gland Limbic System Amygdala C. Ovary or Testes Hippocampus Thyroid Gland

Endocrine Glands & Subcortical Brain Nuclei Point Functions

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Auricular Acupuncture - Head, Skull and Sensory Organ Points

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Occiput Temple Forehead External Nose Skin Disorder TMJ Vertex Master Sensorial (Eye) Dental Analgesia 1 Dental Analgesia 2 Face Inner Ear

Head, Skull & Sensory Organ Point Functions

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Auricular Acupuncture - Thoracic Area Points

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Circulatory System Heart C1 Lung 1 Lung 2 Trachea Tonsil 4 Diaphragm

Thoracic Point Functions

  • Circulatory System - coronary disorders, circulatory problems
  • Heart C1 - heart issues, blood pressure, anxiety
  • Lung 1 - smoking withdrawal, asthma, *respiratory related
  • Lung 2 - *addiction related
  • Trachea - sore throats, hoarse voice
  • Tonsil 4 - tonsillitis, sore throat
  • Diaphragm - hiccups, visceral bleeding

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Auricular Acupuncture - Vertebral Spine and Anterior Body Points

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Sacral Vertebrae Lumbar Vertebrae Thoracic Vertebrae Cervical Vertebrae Buttocks Pelvic Girdle Hip Knee Ankle Heel Toes Fingers Hand Wrist Forearm Chest Thumb Breast Elbow Shoulder Master Shoulder Clavicle Neck

Vertebral Spine & Anterior Body Point Functions

  • Vertebral Spine and Anterior Body:
  • Cervical Vertebrae - neck strain, headaches
  • Thoracic Vertebrae - upper/lower back pain
  • Lumbar Vertebrae - low back pain, sciatica
  • Sacral Vertebrae - low back pain, sciatica
  • Buttocks - buttocks/low back pain, sciatica
  • Neck - neck tension, sore throats
  • Pelvic Girdle - groin pain, low back pain
  • Clavicle - chest pain, upper back pain
  • Chest - chest pain, angina
  • Breast - premenstrual breast tenderness, breast cancer
  • Leg and Foot:
  • Hip - hip pain, low back pain
  • Knee - knee pain, broken knee
  • Ankle - ankle pain, swollen ankle
  • Heel - heel pain, foot pain
  • Toes - strained toe, inflammed toe
  • Arm and Hand:
  • Thumb - sprained thumb
  • Fingers - pain in fingers, arthritis
  • Hand - pain a/or swelling in hand
  • Wrist - swelling in wrist, reduce carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Forearm - forearm pain, tennis elbow
  • Elbow - pain in elbow joint, tennis elbow
  • Shoulder - pain in shoulder, arthritis
  • Master Shoulder - pain/strain in shoulder

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Auricular Acupuncture - Abdominal and Urogenital Points

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Uterus Prostate Urinary Bladder C. Kidney Gall Bladder Pancreas Liver Spleen Appendix

Abdominal & Urogenital Point Functions

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Auricular Acupuncture Chart

The chart below contains the majority of the auricular acupuncture points as they are used within TCM.

auricular anatomy chart

Sources and More Information

The information on our site is drawn from our own lecture notes and clinical experience. The following lecture notes were used within this section:

  • Harstein, Rachel: New England School of Acupuncture, Acupuncture Microsystems Lecture Notes

For a complete list of valuable resources, see our Auricular Acupuncture Resources section. The most recommended texts are below:

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