Sinus Points

Acupuncture points for sinusitis, sinus infection, sinus congestion, sinus pain and headache

Traditionally, a variety of acupuncture/acupressure points have been utilized for sinus problems.  Commonly used acupoints for sinus problems are not only located around frontal, ethmoid, maxillary sinuses on the face, but also on arms, legs, neck, back and abdomen.

Acupuncture points are selected based on many factors including clinical history and severity of condition, as well as patient’s presented constitutional patterns according to traditional acupuncture assessments.

Local Acupuncture Points for Chronic Sinus Pain

Acupressure Points used for Sinus congestion - Needles inserted forehead

 GV23: Shangxing

On the head, 1 B-cun superior to the anterior hairline, on the anterior median line.

LI20: Yingxiang

On the face, in the nasolabial sulcus, at the same level as the midpoint of lateral border of the ala of the nose.

ST2: Sibai

On the face, in the infraorbital foramen.

BL2: Cuanzhu

On the head, in the depression at the medial end of the eyebrow.