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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