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PCOM #26

PCOM Points Auricular - points

POINTSLOCATIONACTIONSINDICATIONS
external genitalia on the HELIX, level of the upper border of the INFERIOR ANTI-HELIX CRUS (1) treats problems with the external genitalia hemorrhoids (diagnostic), anal prolapse, anus itching
ear apex ("er jian") when the ear is bent forward, the point is at the tip of the fold on the superior aspect of the HELIX (1) clears excess heat & wind; (2) relieves pain, activates blood, removes stasis; (3) lowers blood pressure and pacifies LV; (4) promotes sedation; (5) clears and improves vision; (6) anti-inflammation; (7) anti-allergy high fever, sore throat, irritability; upper body pain, headache, toothach, migraine, arthritis, painful diseases; URI, eye inflammation; hypertension; neurasthenia, dizziness; diseases of the eyes; acute allergic disorders, dermatosis
liver yang on the HELIX, at the center of the AURICULAR TUBERCLE (1) calms the liver LV yang excess, LV qi stagnation, occipital HA, chronic hepatitis
helix 1 on the HELIX, at the lower border of the AURICULAR TUBERCLE (1) clears excess heat, relieves pain, pacifies LV and removes wind acute conditions of the wrist including inflammation, excess heat, and pain
helix 2 on the HELIX, 1/5th the distance between the lower border of the AURICULAR TUBERCLE and the midpoint of the lower border of the EAR LOBULE (1) clears excess heat, relieves pain, pacifies LV and removes wind acute conditions of the elbow including inflammation, excess heat, and pain
helix 3 on the HELIX, 2/5ths of the distance between the lower border of the AURICULAR TUBERCLE and the midpoint of the lower border of the EAR LOBULE (1) clears excess heat, relieves pain, pacifies LV and removes wind acute conditions of the shoulder including inflammation, excess heat, and pain
helix 4 on the HELIX, 3/5ths of the distance between the lower border of the AURICULAR TUBERCLE and the midpoint of the lower border of the EAR LOBULE (1) clears deficiency heat, relieves pain, pacifies LV and removes wind chronic conditions involving the neck
helix 5 on the HELIX, 4/5ths of the distance between the lower border of the AURICULAR TUBERCLE and the midpoint of the lower border of the EAR LOBULE (1) clears deficiency heat, relieves pain, pacifies LV and removes wind chronic conditions involving the ear, including otitis
helix 6 the midpoint of the lower border of the EAR LOBULE (1) clears deficiency heat, relieves pain, pacifies LV and removes wind chronic conditions involving the tonsils, including tonsilitis
diaphragm center of the HELIX CRUS (1) calms the shen; (2) subdues rebellious ST qi; (3) stops bleeding; (4) expels wind; (5) subdues pain; (6) regulates the diaphragm; (7) regulates sensitivity of other auricular points mental & emotional disorders; hiccup, belching, nausea, indigestion; bleeding of any kind, especially internal; skin disorders including urticaria, eczema, acne
cervical vertebrae lower 1/3rd of ANTI-HELIX (1) strengthens the cervical spine and nourishes marrow pain or dysfunction of the cervical vertebrae; stiff neck
thoracic vertebrae middle 1/3rd of ANTI-HELIX (1) strengthens the thoracic spine and nourishes marrow pain or dysfunction of the thoracic vertebrae
lumboscaral vertebrae upper 1/3rd of ANTI-HELIX (1) strengthens the lumbosacral spine and nourishes marrow pain or dysfunction of the lumbosacral vertebrae; sciatica
neck on the inner edge of the ANTI-HELIX in the center of "cervical vertebrae" (1) treats neck problems neck pain, migraine, stiff neck, strained neck, lymphadenitis, hyperthyroidism
chest on the inner edge of the ANTI-HELIX in the center of "thoracic vertebrae" (1) treats chest problems chest pain, pleurisy, costal chondritis, herpes zoster (shingles)
abdomen on the inner edge of the ANTI-HELIX in the center of "lumbosacral vertebrae" (1) treats abdominal problems abdominal pain, abdominal disease, constipation, gynecological diseases, dysmenorrhea, obesity (weight control)
thyroid on the ANTI-HELIX, midway between "neck" and "cervical vertebrae" (1) regulates the thyroid gland hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, goiter
mammary gland two points forming the base of an inverted triangle on the ANTI-HELIX, with "chest" as the apex (1) treats breast problems mastitis, breast distention, breast nodules
toe at the superior-lateral corner of the SUPERIOR ANTI-HELIX CRUS (1) treats musculoskeletal problems in the toes pain & dysfunction in the toes
heel at the superior-medial corner of the SUPERIOR ANTI-HELIX CRUS (1) treats musculoskeletal problems in the heels pain & dysfunction in the heels; kidney vacuity
ankle on the SUPERIOR ANTI-HELIX CRUS, midway between the heel and knee points (1) treats musculoskeletal problems in the ankles pain & dysfunction in the ankle
knee in the center of the SUPERIOR ANTI-HELIX CRUS (1) treats musculoskeletal problems in the knees pain & dysfunction in the knee
hip on the lower 1/3rd of the SUPERIOR ANTI-HELIX CRUS (1) treats musculoskeletal problems in the hips pain & dysfunction in the hip
buttocks at the lateral 1/3rd of the INFERIOR ANTI-HELIX CRUS (1) treats musculoskeletal problems in the region of the buttocks pain and dysfunction of the hip and sacral region; sciatica
sciatic nerve (ischium) at the medial 2/3rds of the INFERIOR ANTI-HELIX CRUS (1) treats symptoms of sciatica sciatica
sympathetic at the end of the INFERIOR ANTI-HELIX CRUS, near the upper edge (1) regulates & treats functional disorders of the ANS; (2) anti-spasmodic; (3) relieves pain; (4) regulates blood vessel tone; (5) inhibits GI secretions; (6) regulates sweat glands; (7) regulates sebaceious glands insomnia, anxiety, palpitations; menopause syndrome, hyperthyroidism; gastrospasm, enterospasm, angina, twisting pain; internal organ pain, kidney stones, gall stones, gastritis, ulcers, migraines; angitis, phlebitis, Raynaud's disease, hypertension, Taka
finger at the top of the SCAPHOID FOSSA (1) treats pain and dysfunction of fingers Raynaud's syndrome (color changes of fingers and toes), local hyperhidrosis, local dermatosis
wind stream ("allergic point") in the SCAPHOID FOSSA, midpoint between "finger" and "wrist", at about the same level as AURICULAR TUBERCLE anti-allergy (e.g., change of season); expels wind and stops itching allergic rhinitis, bronchial asthma, hay fever, allergic colitis, urticaria, contact dermatitis, any type of skin itching
wrist in the SCAPHOID FOSSA, midway between "elbow" and "finger" (1) treats musculoskeletal problems in the wrist pain and dysfunction in the wrist
elbow in the SCAPHOID FOSSA, midway between "finger" and "clavicle" (1) treats musculoskeletal problems in the elbow pain and dysfunction in the elbow
shoulder in the SCAPHOID FOSSA, midway between "elbow" and "clavicle" (1) treats musculoskeletal problems in the shoulder pain and dysfunction in the shoulder
clavicle in the SCAPHOID FOSSA, same level as the notch between ANTI-TRAGUS and ANTI-HELIX (1) treats pain and dysfunction near the clavicle Takayashu's disease ("pulseless disease"): an inflammation of the aortic arch w angina, upper arm pain and radial pulse deficit
pelvic cavity at the lateral angle of the TRIANGULAR FOSSA at the junction of the SUPERIOR ANTI-HELIX CRUS and INFERIOR ANTI-HELIX CRUS (1) treats pathology of the pelvic cavity pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), dysmenorrhea
shenmen in the upper part of the lateral 1/3rd of the TRIANGULAR FOSSA (1) calms the shen, eases the mind; (2) clears heat, anti-inflammatory; (3) relieves pain; (4) lowers blood pressure; (5) anti-allergy mental/emotional disorders, anxiety, insomnia; various inflammatory disorders; any pain (e.g., HA, migraine, sciatica); chronic hypertension; coughing, wheezing, asthma, itchy skin; © chronic abdominal distention, slow digestion, constipation, paralysis o
triangular depression in the center of the TRIANGULAR FOSSA (1) stops wheezing asthma
internal genitalia (uterus, seminal palace) in the medial 1/3rd of the TRIANGULAR FOSSA (1) regulates menstruation; (2) harmonizes blood; (3) nourishes essence gynecological disorders, late menses; ovarian problems; decreased sexual function, prostatitis
constipation in the inferior-medial aspect of the TRIANGULAR FOSSA, forming an equilateral triangle w "sciatic nerve" & "sympathetic" (1) treats constipation constipation
superior triangular fossa (lowering blood pressure) in the superior-medial aspect of the TRIANGULAR FOSSA, just below where the SUPERIOR ANTI-HELIX CRUS meets the HELIX (1) pacifies LV and expels wind hypertension
external ear on the TRAGUS in the depression, slightly anterior to the SUPRA-TRAGIC NOTCH (1) nourishes KD; (2) subdues LV yang; (3) opens orifices tinnitus, impaired hearing, ear diseases, ear inflammation; Ménière's disease, dizziness, vertigo; neck pain, trigeminal neuralgia, migraine; rhinitis, sinus inflammation, hyposmia
external nose center of the outer aspect of the TRAGUS forming an equilateral triangle w "tragic apex" and "adrenal" (1) removes obstruction from the meridians in the nose region diseases of the external nose, nose obstructions; rhinitis, "brandy nose", nose furuncles; acne, rosacea, chloasma
tragic apex at the tip of the upper prominence on the border of the TRAGUS (1) clears heat; (2) relieves pain high & low fever; inflammation; toothache
adrenal at the tip of the lower prominence on the border of the TRAGUS (1) regulates adrenal function; (2) clears heat, anti-inflammatory; (3) anti-allergy; (4) anti-rheumatic; (5) regulates vasomotion; anti-shock; (6) expels wind Addison's disease (hypo), Cushing's Syndrome (hyper); various inflammatory diseases, fever; various allergic diseases; arthritis; hypotension, shock, bleeding, acute bronchial asthma, asthmatic bronchitis
throat (pharynx, larynx) in the center of the upper half of the inside wall of the TRAGUS (behind "thirst") (1) removes obstruction of the pharynx & larynx sore throat, hoarse voice; acute or chronic pharyngitis, chronic layngitis, tonsillitis
internal nose in the center of the lower half of the inside wall of the TRAGUS (behind "hunger") (1) removes obstruction of the nose rhinitis, sinusitis, nosebleed, common cold, nose diseases
thirst on the TRAGUS, midway between "tragic apex" and "external nose" (1) controls thirst diabetes mellitus, psychological thirst
hunger on the TRAGUS, midway between "adrenal" and "external nose" (1) controls (suppresses) appetite weight control, obesity; eating disorders, nervous eating, food cravings, compulsive eating; diabetes mellitus
brain stem at the ANTI-HELIX / ANTI-TRAGUS notch (1) benefits the brain neurosis, schizophrenia, post-concussion
pituitary gland on the ANTI-TRAGUS, midway between "brain stem" and "parotid" (1) regulates & stimulates the pituitary gland; (2) regulates menstruation; (3) replenishes brain, eases the mind; (4) extinguishes wind hormone disorders, hyperthyroidism, dwarfism, acromegaly, polyuria, diabetes mellitus, Cushing's syndrome, Grave's disease, impotence; amenorrhea, irregular menstruation, infertility; oligophrenia, enuresis, HA; epilepsy, meningeal irritation
parotid gland (soothing asthma) on the ANTI-TRAGIC apex (1) strengthens the LU, stops asthma & wheezing, clears LU heat; (2) anti-toxin; (3) expels wind acute asthmatic attack, bronchitis, parotitis, cutaneous pruritis, neurodermatitis, itching skin
occiput at the posterior-superior corner of the lateral aspect of the ANTI-TRAGUS (1) extinguishes wind; (2) sedates & eases the mind, tonifies LV blood; (3) relieves pain; (4) lowers blood pressure; (5) brightens the eyes dizziness, vertigo, epilepsy, facial spasm, motion sickness, convulsions, lockjaw; emotional stress, insomnia, skin itching, coughing; TaiYang HA, migraine, stiff neck; hypertension; various eye diseases, cataracts
temple on the ANTI-TRAGUS, midway between "forehead" and "occiput" (1) sedates the mind; (2) analgesic ShaoYang HA, one-sided HA, diminished hearing, tinnitus, ametropia
forehead at the anterior-inferior corner of the lateral aspect of the ANTI-TRAGUS (1) sedates the mind; (2) analgesic poor memory, poor concentration, depression; YangMing HA, migraine, stiff neck; nasal congestion
subcortex a region in the medial half of the inside wall of the ANTI-TRAGUS (1) regulates the nervous system; (2) regulates the cardiovascular system; (3) regulates the digestive system; (4) relieves pain & eases the mind; (5) reinforces the marrow, replenishes the brain insomnia, anxiety, depression, neurosis; hypertension & hypotension, arteritis, phlebitis, arrhythmia, Burger's disease, Raynaud's disease; indigestion, gastritis, ulcers, liver disease; chronic pain, HA, migraine; constitutional weakness, mental retardat
dizziness region on the ANTI-TRAGUS, in the triangular area enclosed by "pituitary gland", "brain stem" and the midpoint between "pituitary gland" and "occiput" (1) treats dizziness dizziness of any etiology, Ménière's disease
thalamus at the end of the midline (below "parotid") of the inside wall of the ANTI-TRAGUS, near the junction of the ANTI-TRAGUS and the CAVUM CONCHA (1) regulates body temperature; (2) regulates metabolism; (3) regulates endocrine glands; (4) regulates menses; (5) regulates emotions fever, chills; obesity, weight control; diabetes mellitus; hyperthyroidism; gynecological disorders; excessive emotions
testes on the midline of the inside wall of the ANTI-TRAGUS, 0.2cm below "parotid" (1) treats problems with the testes testitis, impotence, sterility, prostatitis
exciting on the midline of the inside wall of the ANTI-TRAGUS, midway below "testes" and "thalamus" (1) stimulates the systems of the body lethargy, depression, nocturia, enuresis, obesity, impotence, amenorrhea
ovaries on the inside wall of the ANTI-TRAGUS, at the medial-inferior aspect of the rim where the ANTI-TRAGUS meets the INTER-TRAGIC NOTCH (1) regulates menstruation irregular menses; ovarian cysts, ovaritis, infertility
mouth in the PERIPHERY HELIX CRUS, near the posterior-superior border of the opening of the external auditory canal (1) treats oral diseases; (2) stops cravings; (3) stops coughing; (4) sedates & clears HT fire; (5) removes pathogenic wind glossitis, periodontitis, bleeding gums, mouth sores, stomatitis; stops overeating, stops smoking; acute and chronic tracheitis; insomnia; facial paralysis, TMJ, bells palsey
esophagus the medial 2/3rds of the inferior aspect of the PERIPHERY HELIX CRUS (1) regulates the diaphragm; (2) harmonizes the ST dysphagia, esophagitis, difficulty swallowing due to hysteria; belching
cardiac orifice the lateral 1/3rd of the inferior aspect of the PERIPHERY HELIX CRUS (1) harmonizes the cardiac orifice nausea, vomiting, heartburn, acid regurgitation, acid reflux
stomach (ST) on the lateral end of the PERIPHERY HELIX CRUS, where the HELIX CRUS terminates (1) harmonizes ST & replenishes SP, reinforces the MJ; (2) subdues rebellious qi; (3) frees the ST channel; (4) eases the mind gastritis, peptic ulcer, epigastric distension, bloating, indigestion, abdominal distention, gastroduodenal ulcer; nausea, vomiting, belching, hiccup; toothache, frontal HA; insomnia
duodenum the lateral 1/3rd of the superior aspect of the PERIPHERY HELIX CRUS (1) warms the MJ & harmonizes the ST duodenal ulcer, pyloric spasm
small intestine (SI) the middle 1/3rd of the superior aspect of the PERIPHERY HELIX CRUS (1) reinforces the SP & harmonizes the MJ; (2) nourishes the HT and produces blood; (3) clears HT heat indigestion, diarrhea, abdominal distention, constipation, palpitations
appendix midway between "small intestine" and "large intestine" on the superior aspect of PERIPHERY HELIX CRUS (1) clears damp-heat from the LJ acute and chronic appendicitis, diarrhea
large intestine (LI) the medial 1/3rd of the superior aspect of the PERIPHERY HELIX CRUS (1) clears the LJ; (2) replenishes LU qi enteritis, constipation, diarrhea, dysentery, hemorrhoids; dermatosis; diseases of the LU, nose and throat
liver (LV) in the CYMBA CONCHA, posterior to "stomach" and "duodenum" (1) calms and clears the LV; (2) regulates qi and blood; (3) nourishes blood; (4) extinguishes wind; (5) brightens the eyes; (6) promotes the smooth circulation of qi & blood to relax muscles and tendons LV qi stagnation, hypertension, hepatitis; gynecological disease, irregular menses, lower abdomen disorders, iron-deficiency anemia; hemopathology; dizziness, epilepsy, convulsions, spasms; eye diseases, eye styes; arthritis, muscle spasm, migraine
pancreas in the CYMBA CONCHA of the left ear, between "liver" and "kidney" (1) replenishes GB & builts up the ST; (2) removes LV qi stagnation & extinguishes LV wind indigestion, pancreatitis, diabetes mellitus; cholecystitis, gallstones, migraine, chest and rib pain, any diseases of the bile duct; HA
gallbladder (GB) in the CYMBA CONCHA of the right ear, between "liver" and "kidney" (1) replenishes GB & builts up the ST; (2) removes LV qi stagnation & extinguishes LV wind indigestion, pancreatitis, diabetes mellitus; cholecystitis, gallstones, migraine, chest and rib pain, any diseases of the bile duct; HA
kidney (KD) on the superior border of the CYMBA CONCHA, directly above "small intestine" (1) supplements the KD; (2) regulates menstruation; (3) improves hearing; (4) benefits bone & marrow; (5) helps promote urination lumbago, nephritis, impotence, edema, hair loss, loose teeth, spermatorrhea, poor memory; menstrual disorders; deafness, tinnitus, Ménières disease; nervous system diseases, bone diseases; urinary disorders; amnesia, electrolyte imbalances, hypotension
ureter in the CYMBA CONCHA, between "kidney" and "bladder" (1) treats problems with the ureter kidney stones, renal colic, colic pain of ureter
bladder (UB) on the superior border of the CYMBA CONCHA, directly above "large intestine" (1) replenishes LJ urinary disorders, retention of urine, enuresis; lumbar pain, sciatica, cystitis; neck pain, dizziness
prostate in the superior-anterior corner of the CYMBA CONCHA (1) clarifies LJ; (2) removes obstruction from the urethra prostatitis, prostatic hyperplasia, urethritis, male sexual dysfunction, blood in the urine, painful urinary disorders
ascities in the central depression of the CYMBA CONCHA (1) regulates the MJ; (2) harmonizes the SP abdominal distention, intestinal adhesions; overweight conditions, ascites; low fever, impaired hearing
heart (HT) in the central depression of the CAVUM CONCHA (1) calms the shen & eases the mind; (2) supplements HT, regulates blood vessels & blood; (3) clears HT heat; (4) relieves pain neurasthenia, anxiety, depression, neurosis, hysteria, shock; cardiovascular disease, hyper & hypotension, anemia, angina pectoris, Burger's disease; pharyngitis, glossitis, stomatitis, nightsweats, insomnia, palpitations; pain (i.e., migraine)
lung (LU) in the CAVUM CONCHA, two regions above and below "heart". The upper lung is contralateral and best for diagnosis; the lower lung is ipsilateral and best for treatment (1) diffuses the LU & promotes smooth circulation of qi and blood; (2) reinforces deficiency and clears LU heat; (3) supplements the LU; (4) nourishes skin & hair; (5) regulates water passages coughing & wheezing, asthma; bronchitis, sore throat, hoarseness; emphysema, tuberculosis; skin diseases, dermatosis, alopecia; edema, abnormal sweating
trachea in the CAVUM CONCHA, between "mouth" and "heart" (1) dispels phlegm & stops cough diseases of the trachea, coughing, laryngopharyngitis, asthma
spleen (SP) in the lateral-superior aspect of the CAVUM CONCHA directly below "liver" (1) builds SP qi & improves digestion; (2) transforms dampness; (3) stops bleeding; (4) nourishes the muscles and promotes yin & blood chronic indigestion, diarrhea, abdominal distention; edema, dermatosis; hemorrhagic diseases, functional uterine bleeding (abnormal); myotrophy
endocrine the inferior portion of the CAVUM CONCHA in the INTER-TRAGIC NOTCH (1) regulates endocrine system; (2) regulates menstruation; (3) anti-allergy; (4) anti-rheumatic (expels wind); (5) anti-inflammatory; (6) transforms dampness thyroid disorders, diabetes mellitus, sex hormone disorders, impotence; irregular menstruation; allergic diseases; rheumatic & collagen diseases, skin disorders; various inflammation diseases; edema, eczema, obesity, GI disorders
san jiao (SJ) superior to "endocrine", in the inferior portion of the CAVUM CONCHA (1) removes obstructions from the water passages; (2) clears heat (benefits facial, glossal-pharangeal & vagus cranial nerves); (3) stops itching abdominal distention, edema, constipation, tinnitus, indigestion; facial paralysis, spasm, toothache, hepatitis; skin disorders
eye/vision (1 & 2) on the EAR LOBULE, slightly inferior to the INTER-TRAGIC NOTCH; "vision 1" is just anterior, "vision 2" is just posterior to the INTER-TRAGIC NOTCH (1) clears LV wind & brightens vision vision 1: glaucoma, eye stye, eye disorders (deficiency patterns); vision 2: myopia, conjunctivitis, eye stye, eye diseases (excess patterns)
raising blood pressure on the upper border of the EAR LOBULE, directly below the INTER-TRAGIC NOTCH (1) reinforces qi & tonifies yang hypotension, toothache
tongue on the EAR LOBULE, in the center of area 2 (1) clears HT fire tongue ulcers, sores, glossitis, nervous aphasia
jaw (upper & lower) on the EAR LOBULE, in area 3; "upper jaw" is in the center, "lower jaw" is on the midpoint of the superior border (1) treats problems with the jaw toothache, TMJ, trigeminal neuralgia, gum swelling, mouth ulcers, tooth extraction anesthesia
neurasthenia on the EAR LOBULE, in the center of area 4 (1) tranquilizes HT & eases the mind (sedating) nervous exhaustion, poor memory; disturbed sleep, poor sleep, insomnia; toothache, tooth extraction anesthesia
eye on the EAR LOBULE, in the center of area 5 (1) brightens the vision eye diseases, acute conjunctivitis, myopia, eye stye
cheek region on the EAR LOBULE, an elongated region between areas 3, 5 & 6 (1) removes obstruction from the channels on the facial region facial pain, facial paralysis, facial spasm, tregeminal neuralgia; dermatosis, face acne; facial rejuvination
internal ear on the EAR LOBULE, in the center of area 6 (1) relieves vertigo & improves hearing tinnitus, impaired hearing, auditory vertigo; inner ear problems, deafness, Ménière's disease
anxious point on the EAR LOBULE, in the center of area 7 (1) calms the shen anxiety
tonsil on the EAR LOBULE, in the center of area 8 (1) relieves throat problems tonsillitis, pharyngitis
hypotension groove on the EAR LOBULE, a groove that runs between "raising blood pressure" & "anxious point" (1) used to diagnose low blood pressure hypotension
coronary heart groove on the EAR LOBULE, a groove that runs between "raising blood pressure" & "tonsil" (1) used to diagnose coronary heart disease coronary heart disease, arrhythmia
tinnitus groove on the EAR LOBULE, a groove that runs between "vision 2" & "internal ear" (1) used to diagnose tinnitus tinnitus, hyperacusis
missing tooth groove on the EAR LOBULE, a groove that runs between "pituitary" & "upper jaw" and between "brain stem" & "lower jaw" (1) used to diagnose teeth problems missing teeth
tumor specific area on the EAR LOBULE, an area that runs the perimeter of the auricle from "helix 4" to "helix 6" (1) used to diagnose tumors (combined with inspection & palpation) tumors
upper ear root (superior auricle root) on the BACK OF THE AURICLE, at the upper edge of the auricular root (1) relieves pain & treats asthma abdominal pain, HA, asthma, hemiplegia, nosebleed
lower ear root (inferior auricle root) on the BACK OF THE AURICLE, the junction of the EAR LOBULE and the cheek (1) relieves pain & treats asthma abdominal pain, HA, asthma, hypotension
vagus root (middle ear root) the junction of the BACK OF THE AURICLE and the mastoid process, at the level of the HELIX CRUS (1) calms internal organs; (2) opens the orifices & relieves pain tachycardia, diarrhea, gallstones, ulcers, abdominal cramps; HA, nasal congestion
posterior groove on the BACK OF THE AURICLE, it is the Y-like depression that corresponds to the backside of the ANTI-HELIX and the SUPERIOR & INFERIOR ANTI-HELIX CRURA (1) pacifies LV & relieves skin diseases acute hypertension, hypotension (use to diagnose), skin diseases
posterior heart (HT) on the BACK OF THE AURICLE, in the upper section, opposite "shenmen" on front auricle (1) clears & reduces HT fire; (2) tranquilizes the HT and eases the mind; (3) relieves pain hypertension, HA; insomnia, dream-disturbed sleep; furuncles
posterior spleen (SP) on the BACK OF THE AURICLE, in the middle section, opposite "stomach" on front auricle (1) builds up the SP & harmonizes the ST; (2) produces blood & nourishes the muscles abdominal distention, diarrhea, indigestion; muscle flaccidity
posterior liver (LV) on the BACK OF THE AURICLE, lateral to "posterior spleen", opposite "liver" on front auricle (1) removes LV qi stagnation & harmonizes the ST; (2) nourishes tendons & activates blood circulation distention and fullness of the chest and hypochondriac region; acute appendicitis; sore/achy lower back
posterior lung (LU) on the BACK OF THE AURICLE, inferior to "posterior spleen", opposite "lower lung" on front auricle (1) reinforces LU & soothes asthma; (2) clears heat; (3) relieves problems of skin and hair asthma, digestive system disorders; fever; dry skin, itchy skin
posterior kidney (KD) on the BACK OF THE AURICLE, in the lower section, opposite "subcortex" on front auricle (1) nourishes KD; (2) improves hearing; (3) strengthens the bones and fills the marrow HA, insomnia, dizziness, vertigo; irregular menses; Ménière's disease
rectum on the end of the HELIX, above the SUPRA-TRAGIC NOTCH, same level as "large intestine" (1) treats rectal problems hemorrhoids, prolapse, fissures, tenesmus, diarrhea, dysentery, constipation
urethra on the HELIX, level of the lower border of the INFERIOR ANTI-HELIX CRUS, same level as "bladder" (1) treats urethra problems enuresis, lin syndrome, urinary blockage
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