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DU-21 (Qian Ding) Before the Vertex

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Actions:

  • Eliminates wind and treats convulsions
  • Benefits the head

Indications:

  • Epilepsy, dizziness, blurring of vision, vertical headache, rhinorrhea.

Location

CAM:
  • 3.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the anterior hairline and 1.5 cun anterior to Baihui (DU-20).
AMOA:
  • At the top of the head on the midline, 1.5 cun directly anterior to Baihui DU-20 and 3.5 cun posterior to the anterior hairline.

Needling Method:

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

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