Point Localization: 0.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail on the ulnar side of the ring finger.
TCM Actions: Clears Heat. Expels exterior wind. Clears Heat from the Pericardium. Benefits the ears.
Indications: Red eyes. Dry mouth. Thirst. Bitter taste. Fever. Aversion to cold. Alternating between feeling cold and warm. Heartache. Rigid, curled, cracked or sore tongue. Tinnitus. Deafness. Earache. Pruritus, eczema in the ear. Otitis.
Target area: Soulder. Ears.
Point Name and Meaning: Guanchong – Gate Rush
Acupuncture Meridian: Triple Burner
Categories: Jing (well). Metal.
Unitary Channel: Shao Yang (Lesser Yang) [TB + GB]
*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.