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GB-15 (Tou Lin Qi) Head Overlooking Tears

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Gall Bladder Channel of Foot Shao Yang
  • Meeting Point of the Gallbladder and Bladder Channels with the Yang Linking Vessel

Actions:

  • Eliminates wind, benefits the head and alleviates pain
  • Benefits the nose and eyes

Indications:

  • Headache, vertigo, lacrimation, pain in the outer canthus, rhinorrhea, nasal obstruction.

Location

CAM:
  • On the head, directly above the pupil and 0.5 cun above the anterior hairline, at the midpoint of the line connecting Shenting (GV 24) and Touwei (ST 8).
AMOA:
  • On the forehead, directly above Yangbai GB-14, 0.5 cun within the anterior hairline, midway between Shenting DU-24 and Touwei ST-8.

Needling Method:

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

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