Point Localization: At the meeting point of the vertical line passing through the center of the pupil and the horizontal line through the corner of the mouth.
TCM Actions: Expels Wind from the face. Remove channel obstruction.
Indications: Trigeminal neuralgia. Deviation of eyes and mouth. Swelling and numbness of the lips and face. Inability to close the eyes. Facial paralysis. Pain in cheek and teeth.
Target area: Teeth. Mouth. Face.
Point Name and Meaning: Dicang – Earth Granary
Acupuncture Meridian: Yang Qiao Mai
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.