Point Localization: In the midline, 1 cun above the hairline.

TCM Actions: Opens the nose. Enlightens the eyes. Clears Heat-Humidity.

Indications: Congestion, bleeding and secretion on the nose. Rhinitis. Sinusitis. Nasal polyps. Loss of smell. Blurred vision. Eye pain. Myopia.

Target area: Nose. Eyes.

Point Name and Meaning: Shangxing – Upper Star

Acupuncture Meridian: Governing Vessel (Du Mai)

Categories: Ghost Point of Sun Si Miao.

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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.