Xia Guan 下關 (ST 7)

TRANSLATION: Lower Gate; Below the Arch
TYPE: Meeting point of the Stomach meridian with the Gall Bladder meridian
LOCATION: At lower border of the zygomatic arch, in depression anterior to the condyloid process of mandible
NEEDLE INSERTION: a. 90° insertion, b. 5° insertion
NEEDLE DEPTH: a. 0.5-1.0 cun slightly inferiorly, b. Join with SI 19, ST 6, SI 18, etc. for diseases of the ear, teeth, face & jaw

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