Point Localization: 0.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail on the lateral side of the 4th toe.

TCM Actions: Controls Liver Yang. Clears Heat. Brightens the eyes. Calms the Mind (Shen).

Indications: Headache. Migraines around eyes. Dizziness. Blurred vision. Pain, swelling and redness of the eyes. Insomnia. Nightmares. Drowsiness. Agitation. Anxiety.

Target area: Eyes.

Point Name and Meaning: Zuqiaoyin – Yin Orifice

Acupuncture Meridian: Gallbladder

Categories: Jing (well). Metal.

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.