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1

Tai Yang
Greater Yang - Supreme Yang

Location:

At the temple, in a depression, approximately 1 cun posterior to the midpoint between SJ-23 (lateral end of eyebrow) and GB-1 (outer canthus of eye).

2

Tai Yang
Greater Yang - Supreme Yang

Function:

Used for excess- ALWAYS SEDATED

Headache due to blood stasis; migraines, and all types of excess headache.

Excess eye problems.

ONLY TREAT AFFECTED SIDE

3

Yin Tang
Hall of Impression

Location:

On the Du channel, midway between the right and left UB-2 (medial end of eyebrows).

4

Yin Tang
Hall of Impression

Function:

Good for BOTH excess and deficiency.

Insomnia, Yang Ming headache, sinus and nasal problems, blood pressure, vision problems, any type of brain problem.

5

Shang Lian Quan
Upper Lianquan - Upper Ridge Spring

Location:

On the Ren channel, between Ren-23 and Ren-24: in the depression between the hyoid bone and the lower border of the jaw.

6

Shang Lian Quan
Upper Lianquan - Upper Ridge Spring

Function:

Mostly for speech problems, or for burning sensations in the tongue (similar to pepper sensation).

Similar indications to Ren-23, so physicians may alternate between the two locations.

7

Er Jian
Tip of Ear - Second Space

Location:

At the apex of the auricle (outer ear). Fold the auricle in half vertically to locate apex at the very top.

8

Er Jian
Tip of Ear - Second Space

Function:

Anchors the Liver Yang
Calms the shen
Drains heat
Reduces Liver fire

ALWAYS SEDATED

9

Yu Yao
Fish Lumbar - Fish Waist

Location:

In the center of the eyebrow, directly above the pupil when patient looks straight ahead.

10

Yu Yao
Fish Lumbar - Fish Waist

Function:

For eye problems (either excess or deficiency)

11

Si Shen Cong
Four Spirit Brain - Four Alert Spirit

Location:

Four points on vertex of the head, 1 cun from Du-20.
1 posterior, 1 anterior, and two laterally.

12

Si Shen Cong
Four Spirit Brain - Four Alert Spirit

Function:

For all types of headache (excess or deficiency)
High or low blood pressure
Insomnia, forgetfulness, poor memory, hearing loss, vertigo, dizziness, seizures.