Researchers examine quality of needles used in acupuncture

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The quality of needles used in acupuncture worldwide is high but needs to be universally improved to increase safety and avoid potential problems such as pain and allergic reactions, RMIT University researchers have found.

Thomas Blasejewicz‘s insight:

"China, Japan and Korea are the main suppliers of acupuncture needles, with China providing up to 90 per cent of the world’s acupuncture needles." -> that means, that 90 percent of the world are treated qith highly questionable material (to avoid saying it clearly: junk). Over 3 decades I have not yet seen any "good" Chinese quality …

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German acupuncturist living in Japan for 32 years. My ideas about "common sense" may not necessarily be common sense to others.
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