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 Tinnitus  Holistic-online.com

Alternative Medicine for Tinnitus

Acupuncture and Acupressure

Acupuncture and acupressure may help decrease the level of the tinnitus sounds you hear. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, tinnitus is believed to result from a disturbance in the flow of energy, or chi, to the liver or kidney.

Acupuncture and Acupressure Points

GB 2, GB 20, TW 17, TW 21, LI 4, LI 11, GV 15, TW 3, TW 5, CV 23, K 3, LIV 2, BI 23.

For tinnitus after infectious disease:

ST 7, GV 20, GB 20, TW 18, HT 7, ST 36.


Apply deep thumb pressure for one minute to the points, as illustrated.

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Alexander Technique

Alexander technique uses postural training of the neck to help people with tinnitus, particularly in cases when the tinnitus is accompanied by vertigo. The technique is believed to improve the flow of blood to the ear.


Use the essence of basil. Combine with color therapy for best results.

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Repeat the following affirmation twenty times, three times a day for one month:

I am satisfied with my knowledge and cleverness.

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According to Ayurveda, tinnitus is a vata disorder.

To alleviate this root cause-aggravation of vata in the nervous system-prepare a tea made from equal amounts of comfrey, cinnamon, and chamomile. Steep up to 1 teaspoon of this mixture per cup, and drink 2 or 3 times a day.

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Also, you can take yogaraj guggulu (200 mg. 2 or 3 times a day) with warm water, after food. See Also: Herbs for the treatment of tinnitus.

Gently rubbing the mastoid bone (behind your ear) with warm sesame oil may be helpful. Try it twice day, morning and evening, for a week, and see if it helps. See Acupressure.

Garlic oil is often effective. Place 3 drops into your ear at night before going to bed.

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Bach Flower Remedy

Mimulus (mimulus guttatus) is useful to counteract the fear of attacks.

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Biofeedback can help people cope with their tinnitus. The effect is probably by relieving stress. Patients are trained to relax the forehead muscles, which tighten during times of stress, and to warm their hands and feet.

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Deep Breathing

Take 175 deep breaths continuously every hour until the condition improves. Deep breathing is very useful in bringing out relaxation and in reducing the stress.

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Manipulation that loosens the neck and improves blood supply to the ears may be beneficial in some cases of tinnitus.

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Color Therapy

Use blue for thirty minutes on the affected ear each morning and evening followed by indigo for ten minutes.

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