Research shows that Acupuncture can clear up Acne
Recent research has shown Acupuncture to be effective for reducing inflammation in the skin which results in reduced Acne. They also measured the safety of the actual Acupuncture treatment itself and found it to be both safe and an effective method of treating facial acne and associated inflammatory conditions.
“This new research is consistent with a recent meta-analysis of 43 acupuncture studies investigating the efficaciousness of acupuncture for the treatment of acne. A sample size of approximately 3,500 patients was reviewed in the investigation. The researchers discovered that acupuncture exerts a synergistic medicinal effect on patients with acne when combined with a standard therapeutic regime. Acupuncture measurably enhanced acne treatment outcomes over patients receiving herbal medicine only or face masks as a standalone treatment. The researchers concluded that acupuncture is both safe and effective for the treatment of acne. An interesting anecdote from the study commented that cupping enhanced clinical outcomes.”
The Full article can be read on the Epoch Times Website