0.3–1 cun transversely towards the center of the eyebrow or towards the site of the pain.
Or pinch the skin between the thumb and index finger so that a skin fold forms. Insert the needle subcutaneously into this fold, directing it towards the site of the pain.
Liver Yang can also trigger Interior Wind in the head. Yangbai GB-14 is able to expel this Wind from the face and head. Thus it is indicated for facial paralysis, deviation of eye and mouth, drooping or twitching of eyelid and etc.
Many neighboring points are also able to treat facial paralysis. The choice of the points should depend on the the exact place of the facial paralysis. For example, if the patients can not form ridges on the forehead by raising the eyebrows, Yangbai GB-14 should be needled.
Finally, GB-14 is able to benefit the eyes. Typical symptoms are itching of eyelid, eye pain, lacrimation on exposure to wind, diminished night vision or myopia.