He Liao Acupuncture point – Li 19

He Liao (Li 19) or “Grain Bone Hole” Acupuncture point – Large Intestine Meridian

Localization of point:

The root of the canine, in a hollow between the alae of the nose and the upper lip.


  • acute rhinitis
  • chronic rhinitis
  • blocked nose
  • anosmia
  • epistaxis
  • nasal polyp
  • nasal furuncle
  • facial spasms and paralysis
  • spasms of the masseter muscle
  • parotitis
  • AII diseases of nose. Good results in curing epistaxis. After needle application of moxa to the point Xin hui Gv 22.

Acupuncture and Moxibustion treatment:

  • Acupuncture: 3 fens ( 1 cm – or 0,4 in)
  • Moxibustion:2 minutes, sometimes forbidden.