Bi Tang

Bi Tang Acupressure Pointsinus relief essential oils for acupressure

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.

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Location of Acupressure Point Bitang

On the edge of the nose at the highest point of the nasolabial groove. Apply the Sinus Acupressure Stick to Acupressure Point Bi Tang to activate the healing potential of the pressure point.

Traditional Chinese Medicine Indications and Acupressure Point Combinations Using Bitang

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Other Name(s) of Acupuncture Point Bitang

  • EX-NH-14
  • Penetrating the Nose

Traditional Chinese Medicine Classifications of Acupressure Point of Acupressure Point Bitang

  • None

Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions of Bitang

Cautions: Do not use acupressure as self-care when pregnant without the guidance of a licensed acupuncturist. Always discuss new treatment modalities with your local health care professional.

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