Point Localization: Between the 2nd and 3rd metatarsals and the cuneiform bone, between the tendons of the long extensor muscles of the big toe and other toes.

TCM Actions: Regulates the Intestines. Tonifies the Stomach and Spleen. Opens the orifices of the Mind (Shen). Remove channel obstruction.

Indications: Abdominal distension. Epigastric pain. Manic-depressive disorder. Desire to flee. Facial paralysis. Swelling and pain in the face. Toothache. Pain in the mouth. Swelling and pain in the instep. Atrophy of the foot.

Target area: Feet. Face. Mouth.

Point Name and Meaning: Chongyang – Rushing Yang

Acupuncture Meridian: Stomach

Categories: Yuan (source).

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.