Chinese Herbal and Acupuncture Treatment Protocols for Otitis Media - Formulas, Protocols, TCM Diagnoses

The Chinese Medicine treatment of otitis media generally involves arriving at the appropriate TCM diagnosis or pattern. This pattern within the individual is what treatment is based on not the general condition (see treating the cause and not the symptoms).

Otitis Media is inflammation of the middle ear. Often the inflammation is the result of a viral or bacterial infection, such as the common cold, that has traveled to the middle ear, and is more commonly seen in young children than in adults. Otitis media can cause severe pain in the ear, and if untreated, can lead to temporary or permanent hearing loss.
Below you will find alternative and natural treatment options including those from a Chinese Medicine perspective for Otitis Media.

The following Acupuncture Treatment Protocols May Be Used With Otitis Media

There are no tongren treatment protocols associated at this time.

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The following herbal formulas from our store are potentially useful for otitis media:

Unfortunately there are no linked formulas at this time, try our stores symptoms page. Ultimately, you should ask your practitioner or ask questions in our in our forums.

The following (1) acupuncture points may be useful for otitis media. A subset of these could potentially be useful with acupressure stimulation and/or tongren therapy methods as well.

Generally treatment would be based on the TCM patterns listed above instead of selecting points by function alone, (see general points selection rules.)

There are (0) Chinese herbs currently associated with otitis media. Generally speaking you will not choose herbs this way, but this serves as a clinical reminder of some of the empirical herbs for otitis media. For the most part treatment would be decided by the presenting TCM patterns and with formulas such as those listed in the next section.

There are no associated Chinese herbs at this time.

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