Bi Tang

Bitang is specific for sinus and nose issues and does not have a multitude of other uses. It is not on a regular acupuncture channel and is considered an "extra" point.

General Acupressure Directions-Video

Purchase the Sinus Acupressure Stick to activate acupressure point Bitang here!

Other Name(s) of Bitang:

  • EX-NH-14
  • Penetrating the Nose

Traditional Chinese Medicine Classifications of Acupressure Point of Acupressure Point Bitang

  • None

Location of Acupressure Point Bitang:

On the edge of the nose at the highest point of the naso-labial groove

Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions of Bitang:

Traditional Chinese Medicine Indications and Acupressure Point Combinations Using Bitang:

References

Kim, J. I., Lee, M. S., Jung, S. Y., Choi, J. Y., Lee, S., Ko, J. M., Zhao, H., Zhao, J., Kim, A. R., Shin, M. S., Kang, K. W., Jung, H. J., Kim, T. H., Liu, B., & Choi, S. M. (2009). Acupuncture for persistent allergic rhinitis: a multi-centre, randomised, controlled trial protocol. Trials10, 54. https://doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-10-54

Tran, N. P., Vickery, J., & Blaiss, M. S. (2011). Management of rhinitis: allergic and non-allergic. Allergy, asthma & immunology research3(3), 148–156. https://doi.org/10.4168/aair.2011.3.3.148

Adam, D., Grabenhenrich, L., Ortiz, M., Binting, S., Reinhold, T., & Brinkhaus, B. (2018). Impact of acupuncture on antihistamine use in patients suffering seasonal allergic rhinitis: secondary analysis of results from a randomised controlled trial. Acupuncture in medicine : journal of the British Medical Acupuncture Society36(3), 139–145. https://doi.org/10.1136/acupmed-2017-011382

Chen, S., Qu, S. H., Zhang, Y., Wen, Z. H., Guo, S. N., Zeng, W. M., Hou, X. S., Jia, Y. F., Xiao, Y., Marmori, F., Wang, J., & Zhao, J. P. (2019). Impact of acupuncture for allergic rhinitis on the activity of the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials20(1), 372. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-019-3424-2

Roberts, J., Huissoon, A., Dretzke, J., Wang, D., & Hyde, C. (2008). A systematic review of the clinical effectiveness of acupuncture for allergic rhinitis. BMC complementary and alternative medicine8, 13. https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6882-8-13