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GB-19 (Nao Kong) Brain Hollow

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

Actions:

  • Benefits the head and alleviates pain
  • Pacifies wind and clears the sense organs

Indications:

  • Headache, stiffness of the neck, vertigo, painful eyes, tinnitus, epilepsy.

Location

CAM:
  • On the head and on the level of the upper border of external occipital protuberance or Naohu (DU-17), 2.25 cun lateral to the midline of the head.
AMOA:
  • In the occipital region, directly above Fengchi GB-20, level with Naohu DU-17.

Needling Method:

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

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