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Ear seeds are small seeds used to stimulate pressure points in your ear. They’re a type of auriculotherapy, which refers to acupressure or acupuncture focused on the ear.
They’re based on the same general principles as acupuncture. In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), your health depends on the flow of qi (energy) in your body.
According to TCM, this energy travels along invisible pathways, known as meridians. Meridians are found throughout your body, including your ears.
Ear seeds are placed on certain points, usually along meridian lines, to help clear up any qi blockages. In TCM, resolving these blockages may help with a variety of health conditions.
What do people use them for?
People claim ear seeds help with a range of health issues, including:
chronic pain, especially lower back pain
insomnia and other sleep issues
migraine and other head pain
Traditionally, ear seeds come from the flowering herb vaccaria. We have gold and pearls also…