Seminar Syllabus

Raphael Nogier San Diego USA 2018


This seminar is open to medical professions (medical doctors, acupuncturists, dentists, midwifes, veterinary doctors), as well as to all healthcare professions interested in complementary medical techniques.


Requirements: Existing knowledge in auriculotherapy is welcome but not compulsory. Those, who do not know auriculotherapy yet, study the book Auriculotherapy (Raphaël Nogier, Thieme Editions) to prepare for the seminar.


May Seminar Syllabus Below


The History of and the Science behind Auriculotherapy

The Five Steps of Paul Nogier’s Research

Anatomy of the Ear

Auricular Anatomy and Structure of the External Surface (Landmarks of the Ear)

The Two Types of Points on the Ear

Nogier Auricular Master Points (Zones)

Nogier Auricular Frequency Zones

Nogier’s Frequencies:  A, B, C, D, E, F, G, L

Point Locations:

  • Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar and Sacral Spinal Points
  • Vertebral Radii C3, T1, L1, & S1
  • Corresponding Point Location of the Spine:
    • Muscles and Ligaments
    • Spinal Intervertebral Disk
    • Spinal Vertebral Disk
  • Upper Limbs, Lower Limbs
  • Genitourinary System
  • Abdomen
  • Nervous System
  • On the Tragus – Symmetry and Laterality Detection of Points

Auriculotherapy Treatment Principles:

  • Options for Treating Points: Needles, Massage, Infra-Red Frequency
  • How to use Frequencies to Diagnosis the Ear and Body?
  • How to treat ear points with Nogier’s Frequencies?
  • Contraindications of Using Needles in the Ear
  • Indications and Contraindications for Auriculotherapy

Treatment Protocols for Anti-smoking, Obesity, PTSD, Chronic and Acute Pain

How to Treat the following Common Complaints and which Modality (Needles, Massage, Infra-Red Frequency) to use for Treatment:

  • Arm and Hand Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Thoracic Pain
  • Leg and Foot Pain
  • Generalized Acute and Chronic Pain
  • Headaches
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Asthma
  • Bowel and GI Disorders
  • GYN Disorders
  • Low Libido (both men and women)

Introduction to Energetic Blockages (Toxic Scars)

Clinical Implications of Psycho-emotional Blockages

The VAS (Vascular Autonomic Signal):

  • Definition and History of Paul Nogier’s invention of the VAS 
  • How to find and feel for the VAS?
  • What are the stimulations that trigger a VAS reaction?

Definitions and Explanations about Photoreception and Photoemission:

  • Photoreception
  • Photoemission
    • How to evaluate the photoemission of the body with filters
    • How to evaluate the severity of a disease with a filter
  • White Light Test
  • Normal Test 
  • Exhaustion Phenomenon
  • No VAS response
  • The Photogram in Physiology and Pathology

Point Locations on the Tragus: Symmetry and Laterality Detection of Points:

  • Symmetry, Laterality and VAS
  • How to use the Frequencies to do a Diagnosis of Asymmetry
  • How to use the Frequencies to do a Diagnosis of Dysmaturity
  • How to choose the Ear Points to correct a Dysmaturity

Question and Answers Session



  • Practical Works
  • Demonstration on Subjects
  • Demonstrations and Explanations of Devices used for Auriculotherapy:
    • Premio 20 – Electric Stimulator and Point Finder, replaced the Agiscop (Sedatelec with Video in French)
    • Blue Pressure Feeler – Point Finder (Sedatelec)
    • Nogier Color Filters (Sedatelec)
    • Black and White Rod (Sedatelec)
    • ASP® Needles (Sedatelec)
    • GL+ – Light and Frequency Stimulator (MicroPad with Instruction Manual File Download)