Point Localization: On the anterior border of the masseter muscle, by the edge of the jaw.
TCM Actions: Expels Wind from the face. Regulates the collaterals.
Indications: Trigeminal neuralgia. Facial paralysis. Inability to close the eyes. Deviation of the eye. Pain, swelling and stiffness in the jaw and teeth. Trismus. Stiffness of the tongue. Vocal cord diseases. Goiter. Parotitis. Frequent sigh.
Target area: Teeth. Throat. Face.
Point Name and Meaning: Daying – Great Reception
Acupuncture Meridian: Stomach
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.