DU 28 (GV 28)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Yin Jiao, Gum Intersection
At the junction of the gum and the frenulum of the upper lip.
Mental disorders, pain and swelling of the gums, rhinorrhea.
Diffuses the lung and frees the portals, clears heat and drains fire, brightens the eyes and relieves itching.
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