Theory

ST 6 - Acupuncture Point - Jiache


ST 6 Names

  • English Name: Jawbone
  • Pinyin Name: Jiache
  • Chinese Character: 頰車

Location

  • One finger width anterior and superior to the angle of the mandible at the belly of the masseter muscle with teeth clenched.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

ST 6 Image

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ST 6 Point Associations

None listed.


ST 6 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".



ST 6 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".


Nearby Acupuncture Points

SI 16

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  • SI 16  Celestial Windows
    • Both SI 16 & SI 17 are Window of the Sky Points and are useful for throat distention, swelling, goiters, lumps in neck a/or throat, voice issues.
    • Ear issues - tinnitus, deafness, pain.
    • Local point for neck and/or shoulder problems.
    • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Used to effect the circulation within the vertebral artery and the occipital artery.  Useful for occipital headache, alzheimer's, brain tumors, dyslexia, MS, and many brain issues related to circulation. Often used with Tian Dong as a starting point. 
    • Falls into the category of Window of the Sky points within the Tam Healing system.  

SI 17

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  • SI 17  Celestial Countenance
    • Both SI 16 & SI 17 are Window of the Sky Points and are useful for throat distention, swelling, goiters, lumps in neck a/or throat.
    • Chest oppression, wheezing, cough, asthma.
    • Ear issues - tinnitus, deafness.
    • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Used to effect the circulation to the brain, and the facial nerves.  Useful for facial issues such as TMJ, gum problems, etc. Also used with headaches, hearing issues, dizziness and/or high blood pressure. 
    • Falls into the category of Window of the Sky points within the Tam Healing system.  

GB 12

  • GB 12  Completion Bone
    • Dispel exterior & interior wind from the head - tinnitus, tremors in the head, occipital headache, neck rotation ROM issues.
    • Regulates and calms the spirit - insomnia

(EX) Yi Ming

  • (EX) Yi Ming  Eye Brightening
    • Sleep issues - insomnia, dream-disturbed sleep.
    • Eye Disorders.
    • Tinnitus.



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