Many people have heard of reflexology where the systems of the entire body is represented on thebottom of the feet or hands, auriculotherapy is very much the same. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) the outer part of the ear, the auricle, views the entire body and organ systems in an upside down fetus representation.
Of the inner, middle, and outer ear, the middle ear is connected to the Eustachian tubes. Any obstruction in these tubes hinders fluid drainage, thereby blocking the ears. Blocked ears cannot equalize pressure within your ears, and this leads to the ears feeling blocked
Acupuncture to Quit Smoking? Acupuncture has been used for a variety of other conditions, including smoking cessation, insomnia, fatigue, depression, and allergies. The evidence is mixed at best for some uses of acupuncture. For example, acupuncture needles placed in the outer ear to help people stop smoking do not work, studies found.