Point Localization: Above BL1 on the eyebrow.

TCM Actions: Eliminates Wind and Heat. Enlightens the eyes. Subdues Liver Yang.

Indications: Any ocular dysfunction. Conjunctivitis. Lacrimation. Dry eyes. Red eyes. Swelling, pain and itching in the eyes. Blurred vision. Floating objects in the visual field. Decreased night vision. Opaque cornea. Sinusitis. Rhinitis. Trigeminal neuralgia. Tic. Deviation of the eye. Facial paralysis. Dizziness. Frontal headache or behind the eyes. Nosebleed.

Target area: Eyes. Face.

Point Name and Meaning: Zanzhu – Bamboo Gathering

Acupuncture Meridian: Bladder

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Tai Yang (Greater Yang) [SI + BL]

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.