About ALTRA L-TYPE Needles

Altra® L-TYPE Needles are Copper Wound Handle Needles.

A Traditional Acupuncture Needle done properly, All Altra® Copper Handle Acupuncture Needles are made from the same high-quality Japanese Stainless Steel found in all Altra® needles.

The handles are made from tarnish resistant copper, ensuring optimum conductivity for both moxibustion and electro-acupuncture.

They are available both with and without guide-tubes and in either individual guide-tubes or 5-in-1 guide-tube needle clusters.


Altra® L-TYPE in Individual Guide-tubes




The staple for a growing number of professional acupuncturists in the UK and Europe, the Altra® L-TYPE needle in individual guide tubes are a high quality consistent acupuncture needle for everyday use in practice.

Available in:

  • Boxes of 100 needles
  • 18 Gauge & Length combinations

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    Altra® L-TYPE 5-in-1 Guide-tube



    Altra® L-TYPE 5-in-1 are Copper handle acupuncture needles. Packed with care, the needle body is free from scratches and the tip remains sharp.

    As well as being more time efficient to use, Altra® L-Type 5-in-1 needles produce significantly less waste (blister packaging, guide tubes, backing paper & plastic tabs) than their individually packed equivalents.

    Environmentally Minded, Consistent & Cost Effective; Altra® L-Type 5-in-1 needles are a great choice for a busy practitioner 

    Available in:

    • Boxes of 500 needles
    • 11 Gauge & Length combinations

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    Altra® L-TYPE without Guide-tubes




    Everything that makes the Altra® L-TYPE needle good but for those who prefer their needles without guide tubes.

    Buy Altra® L-TYPE without Guide-tube Needles Here









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