Point Localization: On a depression in the mastoid process behind the ear. Beware the artery.
TCM Actions: Eliminates Wind and Heat. Strengthens the hearing.
Indications: Most commonly used in children. Seizure. Headache. Tinnitus. Loss of hearing. Otitis.
Target area: Ears.
Point Name and Meaning: Chimai – Spasm Vessel
Acupuncture Meridian: Triple Burner
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.