EX Yintang

Acupuncture Point Theory

EX Yintang Acupuncture Point Applications and Theory

The acupuncture point "EX Yintang" , 印堂, is represented by "Yintang" in pinyin and "Hall of Seal" in english and may be found:

Midway between the medial ends of the eyebrows


Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Calms the spirit - insomnia, anxiety, stress.
  • Frontal headache.
  • Sinus issues - congestion, sinusitis.
  • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Eye and sinus issues, useful point for building the energy in the head during qi gong.

While not necessarily valid clinically, ST 1 (Any eye issue, although ST 2 is a good alternativ…), ST 2 (Any eye problem - red, painful and/or itchy eyes,…), UB 1 (Main point for all eye disorders especially from …) and UB 2 (Local point for sinus congestion a/or headache. …) are nearby.

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