Point Localization: At 2/3 below GB9 in the imaginary curve between GB9 and GB12.

TCM Actions: Subdues Liver Yang in the head. Lightens the orifices of the Mind (Shen).

Indications: Pain in the head, ear, eyes and behind the ear. Dizziness. Tinnitus. Cervical rigidity. Deafness. Stiffness and bleeding tongue. Bitter taste in the mouth.

Target area: Eyes. Mouth.

Point Name and Meaning: Touqiaoyin – Head Portal Yin

Acupuncture Meridian: Gallbladder

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) [TB + GB]

 

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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.