Ear Reflexology Benefits

Ear Reflexology also is known as Auricular Therapy, is part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM.) Reflexology is the ancient art of healing. It can be used in conjunction with conventional treatment to obtain relief from a variety of conditions – from general stress to specific disorders. This gentle and non-invasive healing art originated in Chinese and Egyptian medicine 5,000 years ago.

Reflexology Health Benefits

  • Reduces stress and promotes relaxation
  • Improves blood circulation
  • Assists in managing chronic pain
  • Promotes circulation and assists in the removal of toxins
  • Encourages the body to release and expel toxins
  • Can be a preventative or be used as a maintain wellness
  • Increases a sense of well being


Ear Reflexology Map

Each ear contains a complete reflex map of the body, rich with nerve endings and multiple connectors to the central nervous system. Ear Reflexology based on zones and points in the ears which relate to meridian energy centers. The shape of the body projected onto the pinna side of the ear. The head reflex point is located on the ear lobe while the legs reflex points located in the fold on top of the ear pinna (superior cus).

Give Yourself a Self-Care Ear Reflexology Treatment

You can give yourself a mini relaxation ear reflexology treatment. This procedure can be done daily and can be extremely relaxing. Using the fingertips, gently but firmly massage both ears simultaneously. Ear reflexology can help to relieve migraine headaches, increase attention and focus, relieve sinus infections, lower blood pressure, and support hormonal balance.

To balance the energy in the head region, using both fingers and thumbs, working on both ears simultaneously, start from the outside edge of the ear and working towards the center (not into the ear canal) –

Begin at the top of the ear Place index fingers on the surface of each ear and thumbs place underneath, gently rub the outer ridge of the ear from the top of the ear to the ear lobes. Repeat step for 2 – 3 minutes.

Inner ridge -With both index fingers, rub the inner ear ridge from the top of the ears towards the earlobes (6 o’clock). Repeat for 2 – 3 minutes.

Inside the ear – Insert an index finger inside of the ear (not down the ear canal) and gently rub in a sweeping motion, starting from the center of the ear to the outer edge. Repeat for 2-3 minutes.

Ear Lobe– With the index finger and thumb, gently massage each ear lobe from one edge to the other. Repeat for 2 – 3 minutes. The next step gently pull the ear lobes in different angles to encourage blood flow for 2 – 3 minutes.

About the Writer

Helen Chin Lui is a Certified Reflexologist, Certified Energy Medicine Practitioner, Reiki Master, and teacher. She is the owner of the Healing Place LLC and Healing Place Energy School LLC.

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