Clinical Studies & Articles
Ear Seeds for Musculoskeletal painFIND OUT MORE
An integrative literature review to describe the scientific evidence on the use of auriculotherapy to reduce chronic musculoskeletal pain in adults and the elderly.
Ear Seeds for Irritable Bowel SyndromeFIND OUT MORE
How do ear seeds work? Learn more about the effects of Auricular Acupressure on women with Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Ear Seeds for back painFIND OUT MORE
Do ear seeds work? A Randomised Clinical Trial of Auricular Point Acupressure for chronic low back pain showed a 70% improvement in pain intensity from baseline after a 4-week APA treatment with maintenance treatments.
I Wore Ear Seeds for Five Days and My Chronic Anxiety DisappearedFIND OUT MORE
Instyle Magazine: Here's everything you need to know about the ancient Chinese medicine practice that's trending right now.
Ear Seeds for head achesFIND OUT MORE
Medical News Today: Top 10 points to help activate ear pressure points to ease symptoms of tinnitus, headache, earache, and more
Acupuncture on the go!FIND OUT MORE
Auriculotherapy gives you the benefits of acupuncture, but while you're on the go!
What are ear seeds?FIND OUT MORE
Healthline article: What are 'ear seeds', and how do they work?
Column Adore Beauty! Can ear seeds help you stress less and sleep better?FIND OUT MORE
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Are 'ear seeds' the acupuncture accessory we need to hack our health?FIND OUT MORE
Body + Soul: Acupuncture may be enjoying it's time in the spotlight at the moment thanks to the likes of goop founder Gwyneth Paltrow and fashion designer Norma Kamali singing its age-defying praises, but the traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) method has been used for thousands of years to treat a myriad of health concerns - from pain relief to menopause to IBS. Read more about how do ear seeds work!
Goop! Ear Seeds for easy, at home acupressureFIND OUT MORE
Goop: When we’re on-site at an In goop Health summit, there’s one walk-up activation we make sure to hit before the day is out: ear seeds. Once applied, they look like a constellation of small earrings—but they’re actually strategically placed teeny beads based in the tradition of auricular acupuncture.
Beaute Industrie. Professional featureFIND OUT MORE
Are 'ear seeds' the acupuncture accessory we need to hack our health?
Featured in Beaute Industries magazine, edition 6, February 2021 edit (pg. 12).
NADA protocol for addictionsFIND OUT MORE
The National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) protocol is a unique form of acupuncture. It specifically targets behavioral health, including addictions and co-occurring disorders. The predetermined points on the ear are sympathetic, Shen Men, kidney, liver, and lung points. These points have been shown to produce neurophysiologic, biochemical, endocrine, emotional, and cognitive effects. The NADA protocol is shown to reduce craving and withdrawal symptoms associated with addictive substance use.
Auricular markers of Covid-19FIND OUT MORE
Image comparing a normal ear to the ear of a patient with COVID-19. Observation that the entire area between the tragus and the ascending branch of the helix was involved in all of the patients who had COVID-19....
Weight reduction in AdultsFIND OUT MORE
Pubmed: Effects of auricular acupressure on weight reduction and abdominal obesity in Asian young adults: a randomized controlled trial.
"auricular acupressure may be a beneficial addition to weight loss programs for young adults. Auricular acupressure is thus a reasonable option in the treatment of overweight and obesity in young adults. "
Stimulation of auricular acupuncture points in weight lossFIND OUT MORE
Pubmed: "Frequent stimulation of specific auricular acupuncture points is an effective method of appetite suppression which leads to weight loss "
Vagus Nerve Stimulation
Stimulation of the Vagus Nerve for Migraine'sFIND OUT MORE
A recent study suggested that the occurrence of
migraine was related to the imbalance of the autonomic
nervous system, and increasing parasympathetic (mainly
including vagal) nerve activity could alleviate the symptoms
Modulation of pain perception via vagus nerve stimulationFIND OUT MORE
There is preclinical and clinical evidence that vagus nerve stimulation modulates both pain and mood state. Click the article to learn more.