San Jiao 21 (SJ 21)
Pinyin Name & English Translation
Ermen, Ear Door
In the depression anterior ot the supratragic notch and slightly superior to the condyloid process of the mandible. The poitn is located with the mouth open.
Tinnitus, deafness, otorrhea, toothache, stiffness of the lip.
Courses the channels and quickens the connecting vessels, opens the portals and boosts the hearing.
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