GB-18 (Cheng Ling) Spirit Support
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GB-18 (Cheng Ling) Spirit Support

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
  • Benefits the nose and descends Lung Qi

Indications:

  • Headache, vertigo, epistaxis, rhinorrhea.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: In the parietal region, on a curved line drawn between Toulinqi GB-15 and Fengchi GB-20, following the contour of the cranium, 1.5 cun posterior to Zhengying GB-17.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: On the head, 4 cun above the anterior hairline and 2.25 cun lateral to the midline of the head.

Needling Method:

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