Toothache and cheek pain

You have toothache and cheek pain. Apply 3 moxa cones at acupuncture points LI4, ST36, HT7, LU7 and Yonghyeon. Apply 2 x 7 moxa cones at Yeosei.

* Yonghyeon: it is located in the blue vein posterior to acupuncture point LU7. It treats pain in the lower teeth. It is also said that it is located where vessels cross lateral and proximal to the hand wrist. 7 moxa cones can be applied.

* Yeosei: it is located on the prominence of the medial malleolus. It treats pain in the upper teeth. 2 x 7 moxa cones can be applied.

(Huh Im)

Translated by Dr Kihyon Sohn, acupuncturist in Tigard and Portland

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