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DU-18 (Qiang Jian) Unyielding Space

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Actions:

  • Pacifies wind and alleviates pain
  • Calms the spirit

Indications:

  • Headache, neck rigidity, blurring of vision, mania.

Location

CAM:
  • 4 cun directly above the midpoint of the posterior hairline and 1.5 cun above Naohu (DU-17).
AMOA:
  • At the back of the head on the midline, 1.5 cun directly superior to Naohu DU-17, midway between Fengfu DU-16 and Baihui DU-20.

Needling Method:

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

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