Point Localization: 0.5 cun above the hairline, in line with the pupil.

TCM Actions: Subdues Liver Yang. Extinguishes Interior Wind. Brightens the eyes. Calms the Mind.

Indications: Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA). Epilepsy. Redness. Pain in the forehead. Blurred vision. Eye sensitivity to wind. Obsessive thoughts. Mood swings between depression and excitement.

Target area: Eyes.

Point Name and Meaning: Linqi – Head Overlooking Tears

Acupuncture Meridian: Yang Wei Mai

Categories: None.

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

 

GB15-Linqi-acupuncture-point.png

 

*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.