ST-5 Great Welcome DAYING - Acupuncture Points

| December 26, 2010 | 0 Comments | 2,161 views

Location
ST-5 Great Welcome DAYING - Acupuncture Points ) On the lateral mandible, anterior to the masseter muscle.
How to find
By asking the patient to clench their teeth, the anterior border of the masseter muscle becomes clearly palpable. ST-5 is located directly anterior to the border of the muscle, in a shallow depression on the mandible and slightly above the angle of the jaw.
Here, the facial artery can be palpated.
Needling
0.3–0.5 cun obliquely or transversely (subcutaneously) in the direction of ➞ ST-6. Caution: Facial artery/vein.
Actions/Indications
● Expels Wind, opens the channels
Special features
Meeting point with the G.B. channel according to some authors

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