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REN-23 (Lian Quan) Ridge Spring

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Ren Mai (Conception Vessel)
  • Meeting Point of the Conception and Yin Linking Vessels

Actions:

  • Benefits the tongue
  • Descends Qi and alleviates cough

Indications:

  • Swelling and pain of the subglossal region, salivation with glossoplegia, aphasia with stiffness of tongue by apoplexy, sudden hoarseness of the voice, difficulty in swallowing.

Location

CAM:
  • Above the Adam's apple, in the depression of the upper border of the hyoid bone.
AMOA:
  • On the anterior midline of the neck, in the depression above the hyoid bone.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture obliquely 0.5-1.0 inch toward the tongue root. Moxibustion is applicable.

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