Insects crawling over the skin?

Crawling sensation

People sometimes complain that they have the sensation of insects crawling all over their body and itchiness as well.  This is called formication.

Here is a prescription from Huh Im, a Korean doctor in the 1600s, which you might want to try if you have any patients with the complaint.

Apply 7 moxa cones at prominence the olecranon.

Apply acupuncture at LI 11, HT 7, LI 4 and SP 6.


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