Point Localization: In the midline, the upper edge of the upper lip.

TCM Actions: Calms the Mind (Shen). Benefits the gums.

Indications: Mental agitation. Swelling, redness and pain in the gums.

Target area: Gums.

Point Name and Meaning: Diuduan – Extremity of the Mouth

Acupuncture Meridian: Governing Vessel (Du Mai)

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.