A committee of the United Nation’s World Health Organization has issued a list of over 30 diseases that lend themselves to treatment by acupuncture.
Neurological and Musculo-Skeletal Disorders
Headache and migraine, Trigeminal neuralgia, Facial palsy (early stage), Paresis following stroke, Peripheral neuropathies, Meniere’s disease, Cervicobrachial syndrome, Nocturnal enuresis, “Frozen shoulder”, “tennis elbow”, Sciatica, Low back pain, Osteoarthritis.
Acute sinusitis, Acute rhinitis, Common cold, Acute tonsillitis, Acute bronchitis, Bronchial asthma.
Disorders of the Eye
Acute conjunctivitis, Central retinitis, Cataract (without complications), Myopia (in children).
Disorders of the Mouth
Toothache, Post extraction pain, Gingivitis, Pharyngitis.
Hiccough, Constipation, Gastric hyperacidity, Diarrhea, Gastritis, Chronic duodenal ulcer (pain relief), Acute duodenal ulcer (without complication).