SJ-19 (Lu Xi) Skull Rest
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SJ-19 (Lu Xi) Skull Rest

Acupuncture Points on the San Jiao Channel of Hand Shao Yang

Actions:

  • Benefits the ears and clears heat
  • Calms fright and relieves tetany

Indications:

  • Headache, tinnitus, deafness, pain in the ear, infantile convulsion.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: Posterior to the ear, in a small depression two thirds of the distance along a curved line drawn from Yifeng SJ-17 to Jiaosun SJ-20 following the line of the rim of the ear.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: Posterior to the ear, at the junction of the upper and middle third of the curve formed by Yifeng (SJ-17) and Jiaosun (SJ-20) behind the helix.

Needling Method:

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