A&E of Acupunture Points

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TW21

Main Point for Ear Problems; Opens & Benefits Ear

TW21

Indications - Tinnitus; Deafness; Otitis media; Upper jaw toothache; Stiffness of the lips (acute)

TW17

MOST IMPORTANT LOCAL POINT FOR THE EAR

TW17

Important point: WIND AFFECTING FACE; Important point: EAR PROBLEMS & TMJ

TW17

Disperse Wind & Sharpens Hearing

TW17

Indications - Tinnitus, Deafness, Parotitis (swelling under jaw), Toothache, TMJ pain
Trismus (lock jaw), Facial paralysis

TW23

Disperses Wind & Clears Heat; Drains Fire & Brightens Eyes

TW23

Indications - Headache (local pt.), Eye redness,
Eye twitching, Blurry vision (esp. from conjunctivitis or in general w/heat)
Eye diseases (local pt.)

TW16

IP: CERVICAL LYMPH NODE SWELLING
WINDOW OF SKY POINT

TW16

Clears Heat & Benefits the Orifices

TW16

Indications - Eye pain, Neck pain & stiffness (lateral), Blurry vision, Vertigo

TW3

MP: EAR ISSUES OF ANY KIND
*BENEFITS EAR*; Opens Orifices & Benefits Hearing

TW3

Indications - Headache, Deafness, Tinnitus, Acute ear problems, Ear problems assoc. w/fever, Generally regulates Ear: Pain, blocked ear, itching, etc.

TW3

Used for hand issues; for pain or stiffness of the hands & fingers

TW14

Important point for shoulder; posterior 'eye' of the shoulder;

TW14

Benefits shoulder & relaxes soft tissue

TW15

Main point for shoulder problems; regulates qi & blood & moves the channel

TW15

Indications - shoulder pain; inability to lift shoulder; neck pain & stiffness; pain in supraclavicular fossa; scapulae pain

TW10

Transforms phlegm; lymphatic swellings in the neck

TW10

Indications - cervical lymphandenitis; goiter; diseases of soft tissue of elbow; pain in shoulder & neck

TW8

Crossing point of 3 upper yang

TW8

Opens orifices & benefits the throat

TW8

Indications - sudden loss of voice; deafness; arm pain; shoulder pain; pain in forearm inhibiting movement

TW5

Lou point; good distal point for swollen glands, earache; early stage & shao yang stage illness

TW5

Disperses wind & releases exterior; activates the Wei

TW5

Indications - common cold; tinnitus; deafness; hand tremors; migraines; hand disorders (control point for hand)

TW6

Clears the triple warmer; jing-river point - acts on joints, sinews & hoarseness

TW6

Fire point - treats febrile diseases; jing river point

TW6

Indications - shoulder & upper back pain & spasm; intercostal neuralgia; constipation; sudden loss of voice (wind heat); febrile illness

TW4

Important local point for wrist

TW4

Relaxes the soft tissue of the wrist; facilitates communication between 3 warmers

TW4

Indications - pain & disease of the soft tissues of wrist, arm, & shoulder; thirst & dry mouth; deafness

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