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For the First Time Ever, German Auricular Medicine Training Offered Completely Online and in English

November 18, 2020

For the First Time Ever, German Auricular Medicine Training Offered Completely Online and in English

The Canadian Institute of Auricular Medicine (CIAM) is the first continuing education provider to offer a systematic curriculum of Auricular Medicine in English and fully online — based on the work of Dr. Paul Nogier, Dr. Frank Bahr, Dr. Beate Strittmatter and other colleagues of the European School, and endorsed by the German Academy of Acupuncture (Deutsche Akademie für Akupunktur | DAA e.V.). This is a continuation of firsts for CIAM, which has been the only institution in the world to off...

Observing and Using Auricular Visual Markers in Patients with COVID-19

September 23, 2020

Observing and Using Auricular Visual Markers in Patients with COVID-19

Using auricular causative diagnosis, researchers at the Scientific Acupuncture Department of the Paris XI University have identified an auricular visual marker (AVM) for COVID-19 that corresponds with the Interferon point.  The AVM, observed as an edema, is present within the entire area between the tragus and the ascending branch of the helix on patients with COVID-19. Volf, and her team at the Scientific Acupuncture Department, noted that “In more-severe clinical COVID-19 cases the edema o...

Relationship of Governor Vessel 20-24 to Our Constitution

May 03, 2020

Relationship of Governor Vessel 20-24 to Our Constitution

The work of Dr. med. Frank Bahr has shown the Cranial region between Governor Vessel 20-24 (in German, Lenkergefäß, or LG) is especially important for our constitution, and in turn, our future. This relationship coincides with the names of GV 20 and GV 24, respectively known in Traditional Chinese Acupuncture as Baihui or "Master of Spiritual Energy“ and Shenting or "Divine Area." GV 20 also overlaps with the highest Indian Chakra, "Sahasrara" known as the Crown Chakra. Points GV 20 and GV 24...