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Shangguan

Synonyms:
  1. 上关
  2. 上關
  3. GB3

Shangguan
Shangguan #

Shangguan(GB3,上关) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Shaoyang Gall Bladder Meridian of Foot.

Location

Anterior to the ear, in a small depression above the upper margin of the zygomatic arch, right above Xiaguan(ST7).

Indication

  • ①Tinnitus, deafness, cerumen;
  • ②toothache, facial pain, deviation of mouth and eye, trismus.

Method

Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch. Deep puncture is not advisable. Moxibustion is applicable.