- Written by Louise Stevens
Auricular Acupuncture - Is a form of acupuncture therapy, by which specific points on the ear are needled to treat a large variety of diseases, especially associated with addictions.
Moxibustion - Is a technique associated with acupuncture. Application of ignited moxa (Artemisia Vulgaris) is used to warm acu-points for regulating Qi and increasing blood circulation. It is also the method of choice for turning breech babies and stopping dysfunctional uterine bleeding.
Cupping - Is a therapy of gentle pressure by placing a vacuumed cup or jar onto the affected area and acts like a deep massage by encouraging blood circulation.
Electroacupuncture - is a form of acupuncture where a small electric current is passed between pairs of acupuncture needles. According to some acupuncturists, this practice augments the use of regular acupuncture, can restore health and well-being, and is particularly good for treating pain.