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BL-09 (Yu Zhen) Jade Pillow

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Bladder Channel of Foot Tai Yang

Actions:

  • Expels wind and cold and alleviates pain
  • Benefits the nose and eyes

Indications:

  • Headache and neck pain, dizziness, ophthalmalgia, nasal obstruction.

Location

CAM:
  • 2.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the posterior hairline and 1.3 cun lateral to the midline, in the depression on the level of the upper border of the external occipital protuberance.
AMOA:
  • 1.3 cun lateral to Naohu DU-17 (which is located in the depression superior to the external occipital protuberance, 1.5 cun superior to Fengfu DU-16).

Needling Method:

  • Puncture subcutaneously 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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