(Ex-HN-3 Hall of Impression YINTANG ) On the anterior midline (du mai), between the eyebrows.
How to find
Locate the glabella (➞ 3.1.1), a smooth surface on the frontal bone, directly above the root of the nose, between the superciliary arches. Then locate Ex-HN-3 (yintang) in its centre, on the midline and between the medial extremities of the eyebrows.
Located along the superciliary arches (from medial to lateral) are ➞BL-2 , ➞Ex-HN-4 (yuyao) and ➞T.B.-23
● Calms the shen
● Benefits the nose
● Eliminates (internal) Wind
● Opens the channel, alleviates pain
Commonly used extra point with a harmonising effect