GV 23 - Acupuncture Point - Shang Xing

  • English Name:  Upper Star
  • Pinyin Name:  Shang Xing
  • Chinese Character:  上星
  • Main point for nose problems, nasal congestion, rhinitis, nasal polyps, sinus headache.
  • Eye/Vision issues - shortsightedness, visual dizziness, painful/red eyes.
  • Facial swelling.
  • Psychological issues, primarily with wind derived mania symptoms from a TCM perspective.
  • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Used for face and cervical issues, useful for sinus congestion, eye issues, and neck pain/cervical disc issues.  

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The (GV) Governing Vessel Meridian has 28 points:

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