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

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.