Application #23: ST-6 Copy

Lesson
Materials

ST-6

Point Name: 頰車 (jiá chē) “Jaw Bone”

Meridian: Stomach

Element: Earth

Polarity: Yang

Peak Time: 7AM to 9AM

Location
Approximately One fingers breadth anterior and superior to the lower angle of the mandible where muscle masseter attaches at the prominence of the muscle when the teeth are clenched.

Local Anatomy: One finger breadth anterior and superior to the lower angle of the mandible where the masseter attaches at the prominence of the muscle when the teeth are clenched.

Vasculature: The masseteric artery.

Innervation: The great auricular nerve, facial nerve and masseteric nerve.

Martial Arts Usage
  • Attack Nervous System
  • Joint Manipulation
  • Knockouts
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Classes
  • Trigger Point of the Masseter muscle
Attack Method: Perpendicularly or Subcutaneously 0.3 – 0.5 inch, with the tip of the needle pointed toward ST-4 Dicang. Don’t puncture the artery.(1) Straight insertion 0.5 inch. Angle is 15°.

Description
This point will often result in an easy knock out. This point is a neurological shutdown point which can affect the brain patterns.

Hard strikes here may cause concussion, nausea, and amnesia.