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ST 6     Jia Che

On the cheek, one fingerbreadth, anterior and superior to the mandibular angle, in the depression where the masseter muscle is prominent.


Functions

Open nasal passage

Harmonize Qi

Expel Wind

Harmonize the meridians

Indications

toothache, parotitis, temperomandibular arthritis, spasm of the masseter muscle, facial paralysis, locked jaw, mouth and eyes awry, stiff neck.