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BL-12 (Feng Men) Wind Gate

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Bladder Channel of Foot Tai Yang
  • Meeting Point of the Bladder Channel with the Governing Vessel

Actions:

  • Expels wind and releases the exterior
  • Strengthens the defensive Qi and firms the exterior
  • Disseminates and descends Lung Qi
  • Benefits the nose

Indications:

  • Common cold, cough, fever and headache, neck rigidity, backache.

Location

CAM:
  • 1.5 cun lateral to the GV Meridian, at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the second thoracic vertebra.
AMOA:
  • 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the second thoracic vertebra (T2).

Needling Method:

  • Puncture obliquely 0.5-0.7 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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