Theory

(EX) Taiyang - Acupuncture Point - Taiyang


(EX) Taiyang Names

  • English Name: Great Sun
  • Pinyin Name: Taiyang
  • Chinese Character:

Location

  • At temple, in a depression about 1 cun posterior to the midpoint between the lateral end of the eyebrow and the outer canthus of the eye.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

(EX) Taiyang Image

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(EX) Taiyang Clinical Uses

  • Temporal, one-sided a/or migraine headaches.
  • Eye issues - pain, swelling, redness, photophobia, visual acuity.
  • Local point for tootache, facial paralysis, pain, etc.
  • Classically mentioned in the Ode of the Jade Dragon for swelling of the breast (bleed bilaterally).
  • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Headaches, dizziness, eye and/or sinus issues. For migraines use with GB 20 and LI 4.


(EX) Taiyang Point Associations

None listed.


(EX) Taiyang TCM Patterns

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

  • There are no patterns associated at this time.

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



(EX) Taiyang Conditions Treated

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

  • No Linked Conditions At This Time.

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


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