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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.
TCM ACTION:Eliminates Wind and Cold, clears nose and sinuses, relaxes the sinews (facial)
INDICATIONS:Pain and swelling of the external nose and cheek, nosebleed, toothache, swelling and pain of the lips and cheek, deviation of the mouth, aversion to wind and cold in the face and eyes, Facial paralysis, trigeminal neuralgia, facial pain, eyelid spasm, sinusitis, rhinitis, nasal abscess, myopia, Swelling and rheumatism of feet.
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