Category: Acupuncture and Moxibustion

Myopia

A research team from China and USA reported newly that auricular acupressure is more effective for treating myopia than other treatments such as atropine and eye exercises. They conducted a systematic review involving RCTs from various database and screened five 5 studies qualified for the meta-analysis of the efficacy rate in treating myopia. They concluded that auricular […]

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herbal plaster

Introduction Herbal plaster is a mixture of formulated herbal powder and other substance (honey, ginger juice, sesame oil, milk, rosin, Vaseline, etc.) Herbal plaster can be applied on the body surface esp. acu-points. It  has the advantages of herbal medicine and acupuncture. As a typical external treatment, the acupoint herbal plaster (AHP) is a non-invasive, minimal-dose, […]

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Clinical study on warming-needle moxibustion for infertility patients with thin endometrium

Warming-needle moxibustion and electroacupuncture A research team from Maternity and Child Care Centers of Fujian Province, China reported that warming-needle moxibustion could increase the endometrial thickness to a certain extent, thus improving the endometrial receptivity, enhancing the embryo implantation rate, and improving the pregnancy outcome. The study enrolled forty infertility women who visited the TCM department […]

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Nie et al. 2019

A research team from China reported recently that acupuncture combined with Tuina could significantly increase the therapeutic effect of acupuncture in migraine treatment.A prospective, randomized controlled assessor-blind clinical trial was performed between January 2017 and May 2018, and 135 patients were assigned into group A:acupuncture +Tuina (A),Group B: only acupuncture, and Group C:control with flunarizine hydrochloride), each […]

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aap

Generally speaking, acupoints on the arm could be the most frequently used groups among the whole body points, e.g. LI4, LI11, PC6, HT7, SI3, LI15 etc. The six channels i.e. Lung, Heart, Pericardium, Large Intestine, Sanjiao, and Small Intestine connect almost the whole body. Especially, the Sanjiao and Pericardium channels link the upper-Jiao, middle-Jiao and […]

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