Point Localization: 1 cun anterior to the tragus of the ear, above the zygomatic arch.
TCM Actions: Disperses Wind-Heat in the head. Stops pain.
Indications: Enchaqueca. Tinnitus. Deafness. Facial paralysis. Pain in the upper teeth. Dizziness. Vertigo.
Target area: Ear. Teeth.
Point Name and Meaning: Shanguan – Upper Gate
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.