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DU-22 (Xin Hui) Fontanel Meeting

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Du Mai (Governing Vessel)

Actions:

  • Benefits the nose
  • Eliminates wind and benefits the head

Indications:

  • Headache, blurring of vision, rhinorrhea, infantile convulsion.

Location

CAM:
  • 2 cun posterior to the midpoint of the anterior hairline, 3 cun anterior to Baihui (DU-20).
AMOA:
  • At the top of the head on the midline, 2 cun posterior to the anterior hairline.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture subcutaneously 0.3-0.5 inch.

    This point is prohibited in infants with metopism (as is the metopic suture of the frontal skull bone).

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