Point Localization: 0.5 cun posterior to the hair line to the edge of the temporal muscle.

TCM Actions: Expels Wind and Phlegm from the face. Enlightens the eyes. Stops pain.

Indications: Severe headache. Dizziness. Stunning. Eye pain. Dry eyes. Blurred vision. Sinusitis.

Target area: Head.

Point Name and Meaning: Touwei – Head Corner

Acupuncture Meridian: Stomach

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.