Auricular acupuncture is the stimulation of acupuncture points on the external ear’s surface. This form of therapy is based on the idea that the ear is a microsystem which corresponds to the rest of the body (similar to brain mapping). The Ear is first organ to develop at 18 weeks after conception and is composed of endoderm, ectoderm, and mesoderm. This map of the ear looks similar to an inverted fetus. Auricular acupuncture us used to normalize the body’s dysfunction and is able to help with acute and chronic pain, mood disorders, obesity, allergies, mental and emotional disorders. How is this possible? The ear has many branches of the parasympathetic nervous system that have a direct impact on the entire nervous system as a whole.