These are the acupressure points for deviation of the mouth. Working on these points can help you get better faster. You do not have to use all of these points. Using just one or two of them whenever you have a free hand can be effective.
Acupressure Point Tai Yang — Tai Yang
Chinese Name: 太 陽
Location: in the depression about 1 inch posterior to the midpoint between the lateral end of the eyebrow and the outer canthus. It’s in the large depression on the side of the head about 1 inch away from the end of the eyebrow.
Benefits: headache, eye disease, deviation of the eye, deviation of the mouth, pain in the eye.
Acupressure Point SI19 — Ting Gong
Chinese Name: 聽宮
Location: anterior to the tragus and posterior to the condyloid process of the mandible, in the depression formed when the mouth is open.
Benefits: deafness, tinnitus, ear infection, toothache, t.m.j. Pain.
Acupressure Point SI18 — Guan Liao
Chinese Name: 顴顟
Location: directly below the outer canthus, in the depression on the lower border of zygoma.
Benefits: facial paralysis, twitching of the eyelids, pain in the face, toothache, swelling of the cheeks, and discoloration of the sclera.
Acupressure Point ST7 — Xia Guan
Chinese Name: 下關
Location: at the lower border of the zygomatic arch, in the depression anterior to the condyloid process of the mandible when the mouth is closed.
Benefits: deafness, tinnitus, ear infection, tooth ache, facial paralysis, pain in the face, t.m.j. Pain.
Acupressure Point LI20 — Ying Xiang
Chinese Name: 迎 香
Location: at the level of the midpoint of the lateral border of the nostril. in the hollow just outside each nostril.
Benefits: blockages of the maxillary sinuses, sinus headaches, upper respiratory problems, common colds, nasal blockages, shortness of breath, face-lift point.
Acupressure Point GV26 — Ren Zhong
Chinese Name: 人中
Location: below the nose, a little above the midpoint of the philtrum. in the hollow between the upper lip and the nose.
Benefits: revival point from cardiac and respiratory arrest, mental disorders, epilepsy, convulsions, coma, facial paralysis, swelling of the face, low vitality, lockjaw, diabetes, fainting spells, chest pains, heart attacks, heat stroke, middle and lower back aches, spasms of the lower back, face lift point.
Acupressure Point ST4 — Di Cang
Chinese Name: 地倉
Location: lateral to the corner of the mouth.
Benefits: deviation of the mouth, salivation, twitching of the eyelid, mutism, myopia, facial palsy, to reduce fat in the thigh.
Acupressure Point CV24 — Cheng Jiang
Chinese Name: 承漿
Location: in the depression in the center of the mentolabial groove.
Benefits: facial paralysis, facial swelling, swelling in the lower gums, toothache, salivation, drooling.
Acupressure Point ST45 — Lidui
Chinese Name: 歷 兌
Location: on the lateral side of the 2nd toe, 0.1 body inch posterior to the corner of the nail.
Benefits: facial swelling, deviation of the mouth, facial palsy, nose bleed, toothache, sore throat, hoarse voice, abdominal distention, coldness in the leg and foot, fever, dream-disturbed sleep, nightmares, food poisoning, abdominal pains due to over eating.
It is important to drink plenty of warm water after the massage, to help clear away toxic substances in our body.
Caution: You should consult with a healthcare professional before practicing Acupressure or starting any diet, exercise, Chinese herbs or other supplementation programs.