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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
TCM ACTION:Benefits the ears, jaw and teeth, activates the channel and alleviates pain
INDICATIONS:Deafness, tinnitus, ear pain, night teeth-grinding, jaw pain, trigeminal neuralgia, itching and purulent discharge from the ear, toothache, facial paralysis, motor impairment of the jaw, lockjaw, swelling and pain of the lower gums, pain of the cheek and face, tempomandibular joint bi and pain, gingivitis, deafness, otitis media, yawning, blurred vision
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