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Daying ST5: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

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Daying ST5: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Daying ST5: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
December 13
15:12 2018
Daying-ST5

Daying-ST5

Nomenclature:

Da: large Ying: reveive
Daying lies beside the Daying Artery (extramaxillary artery).
Point: ST-5
Chinese Name: 大迎
English Name/Meaning: Great Welcome
Pinyin: dà yíng
Han Geul 한글: dae yeong 대영
Romaji: da gei
Vietnamese: Đại nghênh

Location:

This point lies directly anterior to the angle of the jaw, in a depression at the anterior border of the masseter muscle.

Functions and indications of Daying:

Eliminates wind and reduces swelling.So is beneficial for facial paralysis, trismus, swelling of the cheek, pain in the face, toothache.

Method:

  • Oblique insertion 0.3 to 0.5 cun.
  • Transverse insertion to join with such points as Dicang(ST 4), Jiache(ST 6).

Precautions:

Vigorous manipulation is contraindicated to avoid the risk of damaging the facial artery and vein.

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