Biopuncture, also known as Acupoint Injection Therapy, is a therapeutic process by which selected acupuncture points, trigger points, or other areas of the body are injected with small amounts of highly diluted sterile botanical substances such as herbal extracts, homeopathic medicines, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients designed to achieve specific results. Injections are intradermal, subcutaneous, or intramuscular and are generally painless. Considered a form of Bioregulatory Medicine, Biopuncture is rooted in the principles of homeopathy and has been extensively studied and practiced in Germany for more than 50 years.
Biopuncture works similarly to Acupuncture in that it stimulates the body’s own innate healing mechanisms. This is achieved by increasing blood flow, activating and enhancing immune system functions, decreasing pro-inflammatory agents, and calming the central nervous system. When injected into acupuncture points, the selected botanicals work synergistically to maximize these effects.
Biopuncture can be used to treat a variety of conditions and is an excellent synergistic adjunctive therapy to Acupuncture. Specific conditions that respond well to Biopuncture include:
Biopuncture is considered a safe form of therapy. The homeopathic substances injected have no known side effects, no known toxicity, no known allergic reactions, no known drug interactions, and adverse effects are extremely rare. Allergy testing is done prior to injection as an additional precaution. Injections are performed using sterile, single use, disposable needles.
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