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DU-28 (Yin Jiao) Gum Intersection

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Du Mai (Governing Vessel)
  • Meeting Point of the Governing Vessel with the Conception Vessel and the Stomach Channel

Actions:

  • Clear heat and benefits the gums
  • Benefits the nose and eyes

Indications:

  • Mental disorders, pain and swelling of the gums, rhinorrhea.

Location

CAM:
  • At the junction of the gum and the frenulum of the upper lip.
AMOA:
  • Inside the mouth, in the superior frenulum, at the junction of the upper lip and the gum.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture obliquely upward 0.1-0.2 inch, or prick to cause bleeding.

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