Modern Auricular Therapy: A Brief History and the Discovery of the Vascular Autonomic Signal
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This article looks at the recent history of ear acupuncture, the discovery of the somatic representation of the homunculus in the ear and an acupuncture microsystem. It discusses the differences between the Chinese and European systems of auriculotherapy and encourages the integration of significant European discoveries, particularly the pulse quality known as the vascular autonomic signal (VAS) into traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practice.
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