Auriculotherapy – Virtue TCM 醫道閣


Ear seed is tiny seed used to stimulate acupoints in your ear. It is made from a variety of materials, traditionally from vaccaria plant. It is a type of auricular acupuncture, which refers to the stimulation of the auricle using ear seed to relieve the signs and symptoms throughout the whole body.

The seed of vaccaria plant are small enough to sit precisely over one acupoint. This is important because the ear is crowded with pressure points, and it is easy to hit points that surrounding the on you intend to stimulate. Furthermore, vaccaria has the function to promote blood circulation, smooth qi flow and speed the healing process.

According to TCM, there are hundreds of acupuncture points in the ear corresponds to different organs and systems in our body. Stimulating specific acupoint in the ear promote the smooth and abundant flow of qi returns the related organ, allowing healing to take place.

- calm the mind
- relieve pain
- improve digestive system
- regulate endocrine system
- improve immune system.