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Auricular Acupuncture for Weight Loss and Smoking Cessation

Different ways to treat the ear

  • Press needles
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  • Use of moxa
  • Ear Massage
  • Ear self massage
  • Ear Qi Gong

Auricular Acupuncture Primary points

There are five primary points. One of these points would be used in every points prescription.

The five points are:

1. Point zero

2. Shenmen

3. Sympathetic (Autonomic)

4. Thalamus or subcortex

5. Endocrine

Shenmen and sympathetic have been completed as part of the detox programme.


Point zero

Location: In the root of the helix as it rises from the concha ridge.

Function: Brings homeostatic balance - balance of qi and blood, energy, hormones and brain activity.

Thalamus or Subcortex Location: Directly below the apex of the antitragus where the concha wall meets the lower concha.

Function: regulate over excitement, restores tranquillity, reduces sweating, swelling and shock.


Location: At the base of the inter tragic notch.

Function: Regulates endocrine hormones, relieves hypertension, rheumatism and urogenital disorders. Also for menstrual disorders, skin problems and weight loss.

Smoking Cessation and Weight Loss




Carina is available to lecture for your group or institution on this subject.

Carina Harkin BHSc.Nat.BHSc.Hom.BHSc.Acu. is a practitioner of 11 years, complementary medicine lecturer of 4 years and mother of six in Galway, Ireland who practices what she teaches.

For an appointment call Carina directly on 083 34 66 333.

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