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DU-27 (Dui Duan) Extremity of the Mouth

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Actions:

  • Clears heat, generates fluid and benefits the mouth
  • Calms the spirit

Indications:

  • Mental disorders, lip twitching, lip stiffness, pain and swelling of the gums.

Location

CAM:
  • On the labial tubercle of the upper lip, on the vermilion border between the philtrum and upper lip.
AMOA:
  • On the midline, at the junction of the margin of the upper lip and the philtrum.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture obliquely upward 0.2-0.3 inch.

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