BL-04 (Qu Cha) Deviating Turn
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BL-04 (Qu Cha) Deviating Turn

Acupuncture Points on the Bladder Channel of Foot Tai Yang

Actions:

  • Expels wind, clears the head and alleviates pain
  • Benefits the eyes and nose

Indications:

  • Headache, nasal obstruction, epistaxis, blurring and failing of vision.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: 0.5 cun within the anterior hairline, 1.5 cun lateral to Shenting DU-24 and one third of the distance between Shenting DU-24 and Touwei ST-8.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: 0.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the anterior hairline and 1.5 cun lateral to the midline, at the junction of the medial third and lateral two-thirds of the distance from Shenting (DU-24) to Touwei (ST-8).

Needling Method:

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