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Rhinofacial acupuncture

Rhinofacial acupuncture refers to a form of acupuncture point stimulation utilizing points on the face and nose. Needles are inserted in order to produce therapeutic effects within specific organs or even to produce analgesic effects in specific of the body. It is based on some type of communication (not yet identified) between the face and these organs. The relationship is explained by the presence of acupuncture points on the nose and face that are not directly part of classic meridians but are linked to meridians via anastomosis, a more complex branching system.