Stomach 01 (ST 1)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Chengqi, Containing Tears
With the eyes looking straight forward, the point is directly below the pupil, between the eyeball and the infraorbital ridge.
Redness, swelling and pain of the eye, lacrimation, night blindness, twitching of eyelids, facial paralysis.
Expels wind, brightens the eyes, stops lacrimation.
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