Point Localization: 0.5 prior to the angle of the jaw on the ledge of the masseter muscle.
TCM Actions: Expels Wind from the face. Remove channel obstruction.
Indications: Trigeminal neuralgia. Facial paralysis. Deviation of eyes and mouth. Difficulty opening the mouth. Trismus. Pain and tension in the jaw. Toothache. Bruxism. Mumps.
Target area: Jaw. Face.
Point Name and Meaning: Jiache – Jawbone Carriage
Acupuncture Meridian: Stomach
Categories: Ghost Point of Sun Si Miao.
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.