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Tai Yang

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Greater Yang

Location
In the depression about 1 cun posterior to the midpoint between the lateral end of the eyebrow and the outer canthus.

Indications
Headache, eye diseases, deviation of the eyes an d mouth

Traditional Action
Eliminates wind, clears fire.

Contraindications


References:

Maciocia, Giovanni.  The Foundations of Chinese Medicine. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1989

O’Connor, John and Bensky, Dan, trans. Acupuncture, A Comprehensive Text. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1981

Xinnong, Cheng, et al. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.  Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1987.