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THE CUTANEOUS REGIONS
Spleen
Heart
S. Intestine
QUANLIAO SI-18 COMMENTARY
CheekBladder
Bone Crevice The location of Quanliao SI-18 renders it an important and
Kidney commonly-used point in the treatment of facial disorders
Meeting point of the Small Intestine and
Pericardium due to either interior or exterior wind, and it is indicated
Sanjiao channels
Sanjiao for facial paralysis, trigeminal neuralgia, twitching of the
Taiyang Shaoyang Yangming
eyelids and toothache of the upper jaw. In the treatment
Gall Bladder
LOCATION of the first two conditions it is often joined to points such
Liver
Directly below the outer canthus, in the depression at the as Yingxiang L.I.-20, Dicang ST-4 and Jiache ST-6 by
lowerConception
border of the zygomatic bone. transverse needling.
Governing
zygomatic bone
Extra Points COMBINATIONS
Toothache: Quanliao SI-18 and Erjian L.I.-2 (System-
atic Classic).
Taiyin Shaoyin Jueyin Toothache with aversion to cold: Quanliao SI-18,
Daying ST-5, Tinghui GB-2 and Quchi L.I.-11 (Thou-
sand Ducat Formulas).
Pain and deviation of the mouth, aversion to wind
and cold, inability to chew: Quanliao SI-18 and Jiache
ST-6 (Thousand Ducat Formulas).
Red and yellow eyes: Quanliao SI-18 and Neiguan
P-6 (Thousand Ducat Formulas).

Quanliao SI-18

NEEDLING
i. Transverse insertion joined to points such as Dicang
ST-4, Xiaguan ST-7, Yingxiang L.I.-20, Jiache ST-6 etc.; ii.
Perpendicular insertion 0.5 to 0.7 cun. Note: according to
the Illustrated Supplement to the Classic of Categories and a
number of modern texts, this point is contraindicated to
moxibustion.

ACTIONS
Eliminates wind and alleviates pain
Clears heat and reduces swelling

INDICATIONS
Deviation of the mouth and eye, ceaseless twitching
of the eyelids, pain of the face, swelling of the cheek
with toothache, inability to chew, abscess of the lip,
red face, yellow eyes.