Point Localization: In a depression 1 cun posterior to the midpoint between the lateral end of the eyebrow and the outer canthus.

TCM Actions: Controls Liver Yang. Enlightens the eyes.

Indications: Temporal head pain. Migraine. Dizziness. Tinnitus. Blurred vision. Pain, swelling and redness in the eye.

Target area: Eyes.

Point Name and Meaning: Taiyang – Greater Yang

Acupuncture Meridian: Extras

Categories: None.

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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.