When we compiled the wall chart of acupuncture points (published by the people’s health publishing house in 1971) we selected 113 commonly used ear points/. In Hao Jinkai’s the atlas of the extraordinary of acupuncture points , there are 213 ear point. In guang zunxin’s the science of ear acupuncture there are 260 ear points . In this period considerable progress has been made in research of auricular acupoints. Acuricle diagnosis and auricular diagnostic instrument, as well as the research of the effectiveness and mechanism of ear acupuncture..