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)
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.