Ear Seeds for Children's Mental Health: A Natural, Non-Invasive Approach

Mental Health Blog Feature

💡 The Surprising Truth About Mental Health

Startlingly, 2020 saw a significant rise in the number of children in the U.S. suffering from anxiety or depression. Figures from the 33rd edition of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT Data Book show that in 2020, 12% of 3 to 17-year-olds experienced anxiety or depression, up from 9% just four years earlier.

A mental health crisis is plaguing American children, with skyrocketing rates of anxiety and depression.

This exponential growth was also observed among about 7 million adults with private health insurance seeking mental health services.

These trends raise a critical question:

Are the current solutions for mental health making the cut?

Unfortunately, it appears not.

In a stark revelation by Gallup, only 31% of Americans described their mental health as “excellent” in 2022. That's the lowest percentage in over two decades. A startling statistic that signals we may need to rethink our approach to mental health.

Consequently, there has also been a steady shift towards alternative solutions. 

Among these natural therapies, ear seeds stand out as a promising, natural alternative for mental health support.

Shen Men Crystal Ear Seed Demo

💊 Uncovering the Deception: Anti-Depressants Ineffective for Mild to Moderate Depression

Has the long-term impact of anti-anxiety and anti-depressant medications on children's developing brains given you pause?

Our concern stems from the startling lack of solid evidence on the long-term effects of SSRIs and other such medications on children. 

These powerful drugs are being prescribed for children with increasing frequency, yet we are in the dark about their true long-term impacts. The research is surprisingly sparse, and what's available is riddled with conflicts of interest and questionable methodologies.

Let's delve into this murky world of big pharma studies, where things are not always as they seem.

Studies have consistently demonstrated that antidepressants are no more effective than placebo for mild to moderate depression.

A 2017 systematic review of 131 placebo-controlled studies identified a high risk of bias in all trials, leading to questionable clinical significance.

Furthermore, antidepressants have been linked to neurotoxicity, and possible side effects include worsening depression, self-harm, violence and suicide, increased diabetes and heart disease risk, stroke, dementia, and depletion of various nutrients, depending on the specific drug.

Have you heard about the saga of Prozac?

It took multiple studies before a positive result for the drug emerged that they could submit to the FDA. The study submitted to the FDA was small and only 45 men and women completed the drug trial. The previous studies, all with less than stellar results, were conveniently swept under the rug.

Big Pharma's machinations don't stop at SSRIs.

The narrative surrounding the effectiveness of many of their drugs is often carefully crafted, with inconvenient truths left out of the spotlight.

So, next time you see a new wonder drug being touted, remember the Prozac story. Remember to question, to dig deeper. It's your health on the line, after all.

So what are the natural alternatives to medications that pose no such hidden risks?

You might be surprised at the power of something as small as an ear seed.

🌱 Utilizing ear seeds to regulate the nervous system and achieve emotional equilibrium.

Did you know that your ears hold a powerful secret for managing mental health?

Ear seeds are much more than a wellness fad. They're an ancient practice with modern-day relevance.

Their magic lies in their ability to balance your nervous system.


When properly placed, ear seeds work to help your body exit the fight or flight state - a sympathetic dominant state that can often lead to heightened stress and anxiety. 

This process is mediated, in part, by the vagus nerve, which helps the body turn off the stress response and restore balance.

Day 1 Vagus Nerve Stimulation

But that's not all.

Ear seeds also help to significantly lower cortisol levels - the so-called 'stress hormone' that can wreak havoc on our mental and physical well-being. By reducing the production of this hormone, ear seeds encourage your body to enter a relaxed, parasympathetic dominant state.

The result? A calmer, more balanced you.

But what about those niggling anxious thoughts and feelings of depression?

Ear seeds come to the rescue here too. By helping your body enter a tranquil, balanced state, they work to calm anxiety, anxious thoughts, and even feelings of depression.

Calm Mind

Incorporating ear seeds into holistic treatments like supplements, phototherapy, meditation, and cognitive behavior therapy can have a powerful, positive effect on mood regulation.

So, next time you or your child are feeling the beginnings of anxiety or depression, consider reaching for ear seeds - your natural ally in the pursuit of mental peace and equilibrium.

🤝 Be the Change: Attend Our Upcoming Children's Health Workshop!

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We are thrilled to announce our next big event - the Children's Health Workshop happening on Thursday, September 14th.

At this transformative event, will be sharing how you can aid your child's mental health using the power of ear seeds.

In today's world, where mental health concerns among children are alarmingly on the rise, it's time to explore natural, non-invasive alternatives that work in harmony with your child's body.

Ear seeds, with their astonishing capabilities to balance the nervous system and create a calming effect, have proven to be a game-changer in managing anxiety, anxious thoughts and feelings of depression in children.

We urge you to seize this opportunity and join us in this illuminating workshop. Not only will you gain insight into this groundbreaking approach to mental health, but you'll also be joining a community of parents and professionals who believe in empowering children with safer, more natural options for their wellbeing.

Are you ready to be part of this revolutionary shift? Mark your calendars and get prepared to uncover a world of possibilities with ear seeds!


Kelli Livingstone Livingstone

I cannot wait for this workshop.  I currently work in mental health and want to see alternatives to medications.  The side effects are why many people stop their medications. well that and the cost.  I am excited to learn about this !!

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Jacquelynn Mariest

As someone who has suffered from both anxiety and depression and sought other routes besides medication, this is great news! Thank you for this workshop

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