Point Localization: On a depression in the mastoid process behind the ear. Beware the artery.

TCM Actions: Eliminates Wind and Heat. Strengthens the hearing.

Indications: Most commonly used in children. Seizure. Headache. Tinnitus. Loss of hearing. Otitis.

Target area: Ears.

Point Name and Meaning: Chimai – Spasm Vessel

Acupuncture Meridian: Triple Burner

Categories: None.

Unitary Channel: Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) [TB + GB]

 

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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.