Point Localization: 0.5 cun from the mid line at the midpoint between the base of the nose and the upper lip.

TCM Actions: Expels Wind from face.

Indications: Facial paralysis. Nosebleed. Sinusitis. Nasal congestion.

Target area: Nose. Face.

Point Name and Meaning: Heliao – Grain Bone Hole

Acupuncture Meridian: Large Intestine

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Yang Ming (Bright Yang) [LI + ST]

 

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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.