(BL-4) Crooked Curve QUCHA - Acupuncture Points

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(BL-4) Crooked Curve QUCHA - Acupuncture Points -1

(BL-4) Crooked Curve QUCHA - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
[(BL-4) Crooked Curve QUCHA - Acupuncture Points]0.5 cun superior to the anterior hairline and 1.5 cun lateral to the
midline (or one third of the distance between ➞ Du-24 and ➞ ST-8).
How to find
While ➞BL-3 is still located on a vertical line through the inner
canthus of the eye, BL-4 is located slightly more laterally (hence
its name). The distance of 1.5 cun from the midline refers to the
proportional cun measurements along the anterior hairline
(➞ 3.1.1): the distance between ➞ Du-24 (on the midline) and
➞ ST-8 (on the corner of the forehead) is 4.5 proportional cun;
therefore, the distance between BL-4 and the midline is one
third of this distance.
Located on the same level (0.5 cun within the anterior hairline)
are ➞ Du-24 (on the midline), ➞ BL-3 (superior to the inner
canthus of the eye), ➞ G.B.-15 (on the pupil line), ➞ G.B.-13
(3 cun lateral to the midline) and ➞ ST-8 (on the corner of the
forehead).
Needling
Transversely (subcutaneously) 0.5–1 cun
Actions/Indications
● Expels Wind and Wind-Heat, especially from the eyes and
the nose
● Clears the head, opens the orifices, alleviates pain

(BL-4) Crooked Curve QUCHA - Acupuncture Points -2

(BL-4) Crooked Curve QUCHA - Acupuncture Points -2

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