TRANSLATION:Contains Tears
TYPE:Meeting point of the Stomach meridian with the Ren vessel and the Yang Qiao vessel
LOCATION:With eye looking straight forward, the point is directly below pupil between eyeballs and infraorbital ridge
NEEDLE INSERTION:Ask patient to close eyes & look up. Use finger to push the eyeball up & insert the needle first slightly inferior, then 90° between the eyeball & the inferior wall of the orbit., *Contraindicated to moxa, * the needle should be inserted slowly w/o lifting, thrusting or rotating., * Immediately on withdrawal, press firmly to avoid haematoma., * This needling method should not be attempted by those who have not had the appropriate clinical supervision.
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.5-1.0 cun

TRANSLATION:Four Whites
TYPE:
LOCATION:With eye looking straight forward, the point is 1 cun directly below pupil, in the depression at the infraorbital foramen
NEEDLE INSERTION:a. 90° insertion, b. 5° insertion, c. 45° supero-laterally, along the infraorbital foramen
NEEDLE DEPTH:a. 0.2-0.4 cun, b. Join with SI 18, Yingxiang LI 20 etc., c. 0.3-0.5 cun

TRANSLATION:Big Bone
TYPE:Meeting point of the Stomach meridian with the Yang Qiao vessel
LOCATION:With eye looking straight forward, the point is directly below pupil, evel with the blower border of the ali asi, on the lateral side of the naso-labial groove
NEEDLE INSERTION:a. 90° insertion, b. 5° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:a. 0.3-0.4 cun, b. Join with ST 4, SI 18, etc.

TRANSLATION:Earth Granary
TYPE:Meeting point of the Stomach meridian with the Large Intestine meridian, Yang Qiao vessel, and the Ren vessel
LOCATION:.4 cun lateral to corner of mouth
NEEDLE INSERTION:5° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:Join with ST 6, LI 20, CV 24, etc.

TRANSLATION:Big Welcome
TYPE:
LOCATION:Directly anterior to the angle of the jaw, in a depression at the anterior border of the masseter muscle when the mouth is closed tightly
NEEDLE INSERTION:a. 45° insertion, b. 5° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:a. 0.3-0.5 cun, b. Join with ST 4, ST 6 etc.

TRANSLATION:Jaw Bone
TYPE:Ghost Point
LOCATION:One fingerbreadth anterior and superior to angle of mandible where masseter muscle attaches at prominence of muscle when teeth are clenched
NEEDLE INSERTION:a. 90° insertion, b. 5° insertion, c. 5° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:a. 0.5 cun, b. Join with ST 4, ST 5, ST 7, etc., c. Towards the upper or lower jaw (toothache)

TRANSLATION:Lower Gate
TYPE:Meeting point of the Stomach meridian with the Gall Bladder meridian
LOCATION:At lower border of the zygomatic arch, in depression anterior to the condyloid process of mandible
NEEDLE INSERTION:a. 90° insertion, b. 5° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:a. 0.5-1.0 cun slightly inferiorly, b. Join with SI 19, ST 6, SI 18, etc. for diseases of the ear, teeth, face & jaw

TRANSLATION:Head Support
TYPE:Meeting point of the Stomach meridian with the Gall Bladder meridian and Yang Wei vessel
LOCATION:At the corner of the forehead, 4.5 cun lateral to GV 24 and .5 cun within anterior hairline
NEEDLE INSERTION:5° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.5-1.0 cun

TRANSLATION:Man's Welcome
TYPE:Sea of Qi, Window of the Sky, meeting point of the Stomach meridian with the Gall Bladder meridian
LOCATION:Tip of Adam's apple, turn head- on artery at carotid-- Be CAREFUL
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.5-1.0 cun

TRANSLATION:Water Prominence
TYPE:
LOCATION:At the anterior margin of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, midway between ST 9 and ST 11
NEEDLE INSERTION:70° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.5-1.0 cun directed medially to avoid the carotid artery