Point Localization: In the midline, in the depression below the lower lip.
TCM Actions: Extinguishes inner Wind and removes obstruction of the face channels.
Indications: Pain, numbness, swelling and stiffness in the face. Pain in the gums and teeth. Hemiplegia. Deviation of mouth. Trismus. Tetany.
Target area: Face. Teeth. Gums.
Point Name and Meaning: Chengjiang – Receiving Saliva
Acupuncture Meridian: Conception Vessel (Ren Mai)
Categories: Meeting point of the Governing, Conception, Large Intestine and Stomach Vessels. Ghost Point of Sun Si Miao.
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.