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Zhongguo Zhen Jiu. 2006 Feb;26(2):103-4.

[Observation on therapeutic effect of acupuncture on recurrent oral ulcer].

[Article in Chinese]

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  • 1College of TCM, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100013, China. christina_cym@yahoo.com.cn



To compare therapeutic effects of acupuncture and routine western medicine is an recurrent oral ulcer of the type of accumulation of heat in the heart and spleen.


Seventy-four cases were randomly divided into 2 groups. The acupuncture group of 37 cases were treated with acupuncture at Tongli (HT 5), Gongsun (SP 4), Neiting (ST 44), Hegu (11 4), etc. The control group of 37 cases were treated with VitB2 , VitC. Their therapeutic effects were compared.


The total effective rate was 83.8% in the treatment group and 48.6% in the control group with a very significant difference between the two groups (P<0.01).


The therapeutic effect of acupuncture is significantly better than that of the control group, and acupuncture is an effective therapy for recurrent oral ulcer of type of accumulation of heat in the heart and spleen.

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