Point Localization: In the first third of the distance between the nose and the upper lip.

TCM Actions: Promotes resuscitation. Extinguishes Interior Wind. Opens your nose. Calms the Mind (Shen) and opens his orifices. Regulates the waterway Upper Burner.

Indications: Loss of consciousness. Stroke. Lockjaw. Deviation of eye and mouth. Epilepsy. Facial paralysis. Bleeding and nasal secretion. Loss of smell. Manic-depression. Edema of the face and hands.

Target area: Face.

Point Name and Meaning: Renzhong – Water Trough

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.