About Acupuncture Needle Size
Many people are surprised to learn that acupuncture needles are extremely thin. They are not like hypodermic (injection) needles, which are big and hollow. Japanese ultra-thin needles called moshin-hair needles (0.10 – 0.12mm in diameter) which are thinner than regular acupuncture needles (0.22-0.30mm in diameter) and even thinner than human hair!
Japanese and Chinese Acupuncture Needles
Acupuncture Needle and Push Pin
Push Pin and Japanese Acupuncture Needle (0.10 mm. Needle diameter)