Acupoint pressing therapy for toothache
“In traditional Chinese medicine, toothache can be divided into two types: deficiency and excess.
” Liu Changxin told reporters that the real fire toothache is more severe, dare not eat hot food, and the gums are obviously swollen; the deficiency fire pain is not obvious, and the pain is dull, but the duration is relatively long, and the gums are not obviously swollen.
“these two kinds of toothache can be treated by pressing acupoints.
Hegu Point and buccal car point are the main points to relieve toothache.
Hegu Point is located at the mouth of the tiger. The first joint of one thumb is facing the mouth of the tiger of the other hand, and the thumb is flexed and pressed. Hegu Point is where the fingertip points are.
is massaged by the fingertip of the thumb, and pressed for 1-2 minutes from light to heavy, which can play the role of relieving wind, relieving surface, activating collaterals and relieving pain A 6032 a 6032 buccal car point is located about 1 cm from the angle of the jaw to the nose. A 6032 a 6032 when chewing, the masseter muscle is raised, according to which the depression is buccal car point. A 6032 a 6032 put the thumb of both hands on the same side of the face buccal car point, and press it for about 1-2 minutes from light to heavy, which can play the role of antispasmodic, relieving pain, promoting blood circulation and detumescence If it is real fire toothache, it can be matched with Neiting point, which is located at the end of the suture between the second and third toes of the dorsum of foot.
false fire toothache is matched with Taixi point, which is located at the middle depression between the tip of inner ankle and Achilles tendon.
With the above methods, the toothache symptoms can be relieved by massage 3-4 times a day. Liu Changxin also reminded that patients with toothache should eat less sweet and spicy food and pay attention to oral cleaning
Folk prescription for toothache
According to the ninth volume of compendium of Materia Medica written by Li Shizhen of Ming Dynasty, “gypsum is also called fine marble, also known as” cold water stone “. It is mainly used to treat apoplexy, cold and heat, relieve muscle sweating, dry mouth, scorch of tongue, headache and toothache.
is a good medicine for removing plague and fever.