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

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.