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
Unitary Channel: Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) [TB + GB]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.