LI-18 (Fu Tu) Protuberance Assistant
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LI-18 (Fu Tu) Protuberance Assistant

Acupuncture Points on the Large Intestine Channel of Hand Yang Ming
  • Point of the Window of Heaven

Actions:

  • Benefits the throat and voice
  • Alleviates cough and wheezing

Indications:

  • Cough, asthma, sore throat, sudden loss of voice, scrofula, goiter.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: On the lateral side of the neck, level with the tip of the laryngeal prominence, between the sternal and clavicular heads of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: On the lateral side of the neck, level with the tip of Adam's apple, between the sternal head and clavicular head of m. sternocleidomastoideus.

Needling Method:

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