Chapter 35 • Examining Ears

Are the ears different from each other? Dennis Anderson says the ears reflect the relationship of the parents during the pregnancy. Left is the father’s influence, right is the Mother’s.

The following table summarizes conditions indicated by examining ears:

Ear condition Indication
High pitched ringing in ears Indicates kidney
Low drone Try Gotu kola. K.S.
High pitched ringing in ears, earlobe hot Try Fo ti. K.S.
Itchy ears Herpes zoster, eczema
Dry, flaky ears Kidney dehydration
Earache Wax build-up, infection, breezes, perforated ear drum, yeast
Large, well-defined earlobe Strong constitution
Earlobe thinning Loss of adrenal strength
Red tips of ears High blood pressure
Cartilage of ear Health of spine
Earlobe with line Dehydration affecting the heart, uterus, endocrine glands.
Red tips of ears High blood pressure
Wrinkles or vertical lines “Ovarian or up and down” beside ear = uterine atrophy. W.Le.
Tragus width Relaxed or tense stomach
Ears forward More sensitive to sound, hearing more acute
All points of the body correspond to the inverted embryo on the ear.

The spine, the prominent inner ring as shown from neck to sacrum on the embryo.
Pinch this cartilage to feel for empty or thin spaces (lack of bone, disc or vertebrae damage, scoliosis)
Firm, somewhat flexible — healthy
Dry, hard — brittle bones
Thin and malleable — weak bones
W.M.

Diagonal crease in earlobe
Collapsed capillary bed
Dehydration affecting the heart, uterus, or endocrine glands.
Larger earlobe – stronger constitution
Lobe red when squeezed and feels plump — good kidney Chi — they can get through anything!
Red tips of ears High blood pressure
Wrinkles or vertical lines “Ovarian or up and down” beside ear = uterine atrophy. W.Le.
Tight tragus indicates stomach tension. M.W.
Look to thin filtrum above lip
Loose tragus indicates relaxed stomach. M.W.
Look to wide filtrum above lip
Ears forward they are more sensitive to sound, hearing is more acute
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