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By Terry Oleson

Auriculotherapy guide: chinese language and Western structures of Ear Acupuncture offers a finished consultant to the perform of chinese language and Western structures of ear acupuncture. This remarkable new version makes use of 3D versions of the exterior ear, in addition to three-D anatomical photos, to illustrate the somatotopic courting among specific elements of the physique and particular areas of the auricle. this can be the 1st ear acupuncture textual content that has integrated 3D know-how so one can current outstanding photographs of the auricle which accurately point out ear acupoint positions.

The publication bargains in-depth overview of the theoretical and scientific underpinnings of auriculotherapy, describing and illustrating over 2 hundred ear acupuncture issues and greater than two hundred auriculotherapy therapy protocols for scientific discorders starting from power soreness to substance abuse to visceral and neurological problems. There are an multiplied variety of auricular landmarks which are applied to steer the practitioner in adequately deciding upon the correct situation of hidden ear issues at the three-D version. those landmarks additional show the various intensity views of the exterior ear.

The ear reflex issues awarded during this guide are dependent upon systematic learn carried out on the UCLA discomfort administration heart and upon the large medical findings of doctors and acupuncturists in China and Europe over the last 50 years. clinical and scientific details from the newest foreign symposia of auricular acupuncture were used to replace the clinical and medical wisdom offered during this fourth version. every one bankruptcy is prepared in comparable simple order, starting with an introductory evaluate, progressing to the most subject matters within the bankruptcy, and finishing with a bit directory a definition of phrases and a suite of preparatory pattern questions.

The publication is concise and transparent adequate for college students but offers offers subtle medical methods to permit the skilled practitioner to reinforce and supplement their latest therapy recommendations.

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The earliest reports of the Chinese practice of inserting acupuncture needles into the skin were introduced to European doctors by representatives of the_____________. a. Dutch East India Company b. British East India Company 24 Auriculotherapy Manual c. German Society of Acupuncture d. French Society of Acupuncture 4. Dr. Paul Nogier developed the perspective that the auricle seems to correspond to an inverted fetus after he had_____________. a. trained with Dr. Georges Soulié de Morant, Father of French Acupuncture b.

Taoist philosophers described this opposition of dualities in every aspect of FIGU RE 2. 1 6 This 49 nature. There is a tendency in Western culture to place greater value on the masculine qualities of acting in a manner that is strong, forceful, rational, and orderly and to devalue the feminine qualities of being passive, weak, or emotional. Taoism recognized the importance of maintaining the harmonious balance of yin and yang and emphasized the value of feminine qualities of nurturance and intuition as well as the masculine traits of strength and intelligence.

Later translations described these acupuncture lines as channels, analogous to the grand canals that allowed boats to carry supplies to different cities in ancient China. Acupoints were thought to be holes (xue) in the lining of the body through which qi could flow, like water flowing through a series of holes in a sprinkler system. Water has often been utilized to symbolize invisible energies, and it is still used in the West as a convenient way to convey the properties of electricity traveling along metal Theoretical Perspectives of Auriculotherapy A B C D 47 FIGU RE 2.

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