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ST-07 (Xia Guan) Below the Joint

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Stomach Channel of Foot Yang Ming
  • Meeting Point of the Stomach and Gallbladder Channels

Actions:

  • Benefits the ears, jaw and teeth
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Deafness, tinnitus, otorrhea, toothache, facial paralysis, pain of the face, motor impairment of the jaw.

Location

CAM:
  • On the face, anterior to the ear, in the depression between the zygomatic arch and the mandibular notch. This point is located with the mouth closed.
AMOA:
  • At the lower border of the zygomatic arch, in the depression anterior to the condyloid process of the mandible.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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