AcuDetox Research

AcuDetox Research

H.L. Wen of Hong Kong was the first physician to report successful treatment of addiction withdrawal symptoms with acupuncture (Wen, 1973). He observed that an opium addict receiving electro acupuncture as pre-surgical analgesia experienced relief of withdrawal symptoms. The point stimulated was the ear acupuncture point corresponding to the Lung. Subsequently Wen conducted several basic…