SI 18 Acupuncture Point(Quanliao) belongs to the small intestine meridian of hand-taiyang, which can relieve facial disorders, trigeminal neuralgia, spasm, twitching of the eyelids, facial muscles, etc..
Location of SI 18 Acupuncture Point
Directly below the outer canthus of the eye in a depression on the lower border of the zygoma.
What is the meaning of Quanliao
Quanliao:”Quan”,refers to the cheekbone the part where the acupuncture point located. “Liao”, pores,the Qi flow through the small intestine meridian body meridians from the ground gap of this point, hence the name.
What is SI 18 Acupuncture Point used for
- Upper jaw tootache.
- Local point for facial disorders, Bell’s palsy, trigeminal neuralgia, spasm, twitching of the eyelids, facial muscles, etc..
- Yellowing of the sclera.
SI 18 Acupuncture Point therapy
Use your thumb to press and rub the Quanliao acupoint for 100 to 200 times, it can relieve facial swelling if long-term massage.
Moxibustion on Quanliao acupoint for 5-20 minutes, once a day, It can relieve facial spasm.
Gua Sha therapy
Scrape the Quanliao acupoints with rotating loop for 3 minutes each time, once a day, It can relieve mouth crookedness.
Combined with Dicang and Jiache points to relieve mouth disorders;
Combined with HeGu point to relieve toothache;
Combined with HeGu and Yifeng point treat trigeminal neuralgia.