Acupoints for Tongue Stiffness
Explore below some acupoints used to address tongue stiffness, organized by meridian.
- Stomach Channel
- Triple Burner Channel
- Extra Points: Head and Neck (EX-HN)
- Small Intestine Channel
- Heart Channel
- Gall Bladder Channel
- Governing Vessel
On the lateral mandible, on the anterior border of masseter muscle, in the groove-like depression appearing when the cheek is bulged.
1 cun above the umbilicus and 2 cun lateral to the anterior midline.
On the lateral side of the ring finger, about 0.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail.
2 cun above Yangchi TB-4 at the dorsal wrist joint space, between the radius and ulna.
On the ulnar side of the little finger, about 0.1 cun posterior to the corner of the nail.
On the radial side of the tendon of flexor carpi ulnaris muscle, 1 cun above the transverse crease of the wrist when the palm faces upward.
On the back of the neck, 0.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the posterior hairline, below the spinous process of 1st cervical vertebra (C1).