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SI-18 (Quan Liao) Cheek Bone Hole

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Small Intestine Channel of Hand Tai Yang
  • Meeting Point of the Small Intestine and Sanjiao Channels

Actions:

  • Eliminates wind and alleviates pain
  • Clears heat and reduces swelling

Indications:

  • Facial Paralysis, twitching of the eyelids, pain in the face, toothache, swelling of the cheek, yellowish sclera.

Location

CAM:
  • Directly below the outer canthus, in the depression on the lower border of zygoma.
AMOA:
  • Directly below the outer canthus, in the depression at the lower border of the zygomatic bone.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-0.8 inch.

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