Auricular Seed Therapy (AST) is widely used for many conditions, including Addiction treatment, mood disorders, obesity, pain, and other conditions. We use what are called EAR SEEDS( Ear seeds are small seeds from the Vaccaria plant.) On auricle points that related to an organ system or body complaint. These seeds are held in place on the ear with a small piece of adhesive tape. Ear seeds may be left in the ear for a few days or up to two weeks.