Point Localization: In the midline, in the depression below the lower lip.

TCM Actions: Extinguishes inner Wind and removes obstruction of the face channels.

Indications: Pain, numbness, swelling and stiffness in the face. Pain in the gums and teeth. Hemiplegia. Deviation of mouth. Trismus. Tetany.

Target area: Face. Teeth. Gums.

Point Name and Meaning: Chengjiang – Receiving Saliva

Acupuncture Meridian: Conception Vessel (Ren Mai)

Categories: Meeting point of the Governing, Conception, Large Intestine and Stomach Vessels. Ghost Point of Sun Si Miao.

Unitary Channel:

 

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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.