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San Jiao 17 (SJ 17)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Yifeng, Wind Screen

Location
Posterior to the lobule of the ear, in the depression between the mandibl and mastoid process.

Indications
Tinnitus, deafness, otorrhea, facial paralysis, toothache, swelling of cheek, scrofula, trismus.

Traditional Action
Expels wind, benefits the ears.

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.