REN-23 (Lian Quan) Ridge Spring
Acupuncture Points on the Ren Mai (Conception Vessel)
- Meeting Point of the Conception and Yin Linking Vessels
- Benefits the tongue
- Descends Qi and alleviates cough
- 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.
- A Manual of Acupuncture: On the anterior midline of the neck, in the depression above the hyoid bone.
- Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: Above the Adam's apple, in the depression of the upper border of the hyoid bone.
- Puncture obliquely 0.5-1.0 inch toward the tongue root. Moxibustion is applicable.
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