In the naso-labial groove, at the level
of the midpoint of the lateral border of the ala nasi
transverse insertion along the groove
0.3 - 0.5 inch
Moxa is Not OK . Note; Moxa is generally
avoided anywhere on the face.
Opens nasal passages
Expels wind & clears heat
nasal obstruction, nosebleed, deviation
of the mouth, itching or swelling of the face.
Yingxiang is the point of choice
for all disorders of the nose, from congestion to
The Large Intestine channel generally
has a strong affect on the face, so the influence
of Yingxiang may be expanded to treat all
kinds of facial disorders in combination with other
An Extraordinary point called 'Bitong
' is located on the side of the nose just superior
to Yingxiang at the top of the nasal groove,
and which has most of the same properties, especially
in treating nasal difficulties. In fact, Yingxiang
can be needled all the way through to Bitong
to reinforce its effect on the nose.
This point can considerably ease breathing,
which is of some importance to a Qi
Gong practitioner and those with breathing
difficulties whatever the reason.