The word acupuncture is derived from the Latin word ‘acu’, meaning ‘with a needle’.
According to the philosophy of acupuncture, there are a total of 14 energy meridians in the body, 12 of which are double and 2 single ones. A total of 360 points, the main focus of acupuncture, are found in these meridians.
There are two methods that have proven themselves repeatedly throughout the world, the well-known method applied on the body, and the method used on ears.
Acupuncture is used for a wide variety of health purposes such as nervous ailments, depression, panic attacks, obesity, constipation, stress, irregular periods, tobacco, alcohol and drug addictions, premature ejaculation, neck and back pain, morning sickness and vomiting, infertility treatment, migraines and headaches, asthma, digestive problems and bronchitis. Acupuncture needs to be performed by a qualified doctor. Although there are no known side effects, the patient’s body needs to be checked to determine whether or not acupuncture is suitable for them.