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Ren 24 (CO 24)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Chengjiang, Saliva (Sauce) Receiver

Location
In the depression in the center of the mentolabial groove.

Indications
Facial puffiness, swelling of the gums, toothache, salivation, mental disorders, deviation of the eyes and mouth.

Traditional Action
Expels exterior wind.

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.