Point Localization: Beside the wing of the nose, at the meeting point with the nasolabial line.
TCM Actions: Expels exterior wind. Opens the nose. Remove obstructions from the channel (Bi Syndrome).
Indications: Fever. Sneeze. Congestion and nasal discharge. Loss of smell. Nasal polyps. Nosebleed. Deviation, itching and swelling of the face. Red and warm eyes.
Target area: Nose. Eyes. Face.
Point Name and Meaning: Yingxiang – Welcome Fragrance
Acupuncture Meridian: Large Intestine
Unitary Channel: Yang Ming (Bright Yang) [LI + ST]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.