Stomach 1, Cheng Qi
承泣, chéng qì, "Tear Container"

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Pinyin Pronunciation:
Alternate Names:
NamePin YinChineseTranslated
Mian Liaomiàn liáo面?Face Bone-Hole
Mian Liaomiàn liáo面髎Face Bone-Hole
Xi Xuexī xuè?穴Mouse Hole
Xi Xuexī xuè谿穴Ravine Hole
Yang Qiyàng qì养泣Brimming Tears
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Reference Source
Reference Source:
Point Location:
  • CAM
When the eyes looking straight forward, the point is directly below the pupil, between the eyeball and the infraorbital ridge.
  • Deadman
With the eyes looking directly forwards, this point is located directly below the pupil between the eyeball and the infraorbial ridge.
The branch of the infraorbital nerve, the inferior branch of the oculomotor nerve and the muscular branch of the facial nerve.
The branches of the infraorbital and opthalmic arteries and veins.
  • avoid use with Moxa
No cautions at this time
  • CAM
Push the eyeball upward with the left thumb and puncture perpendicularly and slowly 0.5-1.0 inch along the infraorbital ridge.
  • Deadman
Ask the patient to close their eyes and look upwards. Use a finger to push the eyball upwards and insert the needle, first slightly inferiorly, then perpendicularly, between the eyeball and the inferior wall of the orbit, 0.5 to 1 cun.

Special Groups:
  • Entry Point - Stomach

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