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ST7 (Stomach 7) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Xiaguan
English Name: Below The Hinge

Location: When the mouth is closed, in the hollow below the zygomatic arch and anterior to the condyloid process of the mandible.

Functions:

Dispels Wind (for facial paralysis), needle with the mouth closed.

Primary Indications:

Facial paralysis (deviation of mouth), toothache, deafness.

Tertiary Indications:

Tinnitus, otorrhea, earache, trismus, temperomandibular joint problems, trigeminal neuralgia.

Other Indications:

Loss of voice, dizziness, hemiplegia, aversion to wind and cold.

References:

This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.

View other points on the Stomach channel:

(ST1, ST2, ST3, ST4, ST5, ST6, ST7, ST8, ST9, ST10, ST11, ST12, ST13, ST14, ST15, ST16, ST17, ST18, ST19, ST20, ST21, ST22, ST23, ST24, ST25, ST26, ST27, ST28, ST29, ST30, ST31, ST32, ST33, ST34, ST35, ST36, ST37, ST38, ST39, ST40, ST41, ST42, ST43, ST44, ST45)

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