The ear seeds, crafted from the seeds of the vaccaria plant, are secured to key points on the outer ear with adhesive tape.
The ear acts like a switchboard to the brain and a microcosm for the entire body. Signals are sent from the brain to the area of the body being treated. For example, stimulating a certain point on the ear may directly affect the digestive system.
Ear seeds, are a safe, pain-free, convenient, auriculotherapy treatment.
Ear seeds are commonly used, with much success, to aid patients in quitting smoking, losing weight, alleviating sciatica and decreasing stress. However, research indicates a whole host of other issues respond to auriculotherapy.
Due to the lack of side effects, safety and efficacy of treating illness with ear seeds, it can be an excellent choice for patients of all ages. Similar to acupuncture, ear seeds not only treat certain conditions; they also balance the energy, or qi, and promote an overall sense of wellbeing.