Jiachengjiang EX-HN Acupuncture Point

Jiachengjiang EX-HN

Chinese: 夹承浆

Pinyin: Jiā Chéng Jiāng

Location

1 cun lateral to the center of the mentolabial groove. 

How to locate

First locate Chengjiang REN-24 in the center of the mentolabial groove. 

Jiachengjiang EX-HN is 1 cun lateral to REN-24. 

Main actions

  1. Expels Wind
  2. Opens the Channel and reduces pain

Needling

0.3–0.5 cun vertically or up to 1 cun obliquely towards the mental foramen. 

Commentary for Jiachengjiang EX-HN

Jiachengjiang EX-HN is mostly used to expel Interior Wind from the face, so as to treat facial paralysis and trigeminal neuralgia.