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J Tradit Chin Med. 2008 Mar;28(1):18-20.

Clinical observation on the effect of earlobe-bleeding plus body acupuncture in 85 cases of common acne.

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Acupuncture Institute, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing 100700, China.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE:

To observe the clinical effect of earlobe-bleeding plus body acupuncture for common acne.

METHODS:

The earlobe-bleeding plus local and body acupuncture based on syndrome differentiation was adopted for 85 cases of common acne.

RESULTS:

Of the 85 cases treated, 61 were cured, 12 markedly effective, 9 improved, and 3 failed. The total effective rate was 96.47%.

CONCLUSIONS:

The therapy can treat both the Biao-symptom and Ben-root of common acne, short in course and effective in result.

PMID:
18416078
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