Stomach 3

Stomach 3 is mainly used for nose, face, and eye disorders due to the location on the face of this acupressure point.

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Other Name(s):

  • Great Cheekbone
  • Great Crevice
  • Great Bone Hole
  • Large Opening

Traditional Chinese Medicine Classifications:

  • Meeting Point of the Three Yang Leg Channels with the Stomach Channel
  • Point of the Yang Heel Channel

Location: On the line with the pupil of the eye if one were looking forward, and level with the internal border of the edge of the nostril, or lower border of the ala nasi

Traditional Chinese Medicine Actions:

  • Benefits the eyes
  • Benefits the nose
  • Expels Wind
  • Relieves swelling
  • Alleviates pain

Traditional Chinese Medicine Indications and Acupressure Point Combinations

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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