BL-5 Fifth Place WUCHU - Acupuncture Points

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BL-5 Fifth Place WUCHU – Acupuncture Points -3

BL-5 Fifth Place WUCHU

BL-5 Fifth Place WUCHU - Acupuncture-Points-1
BL-5 Fifth Place WUCHU - Acupuncture-Points-1

Location
[BL-5 Fifth Place WUCHU - Acupuncture Points] 1 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
The distance of 1.5 cun refers to the proportional cun measurement
for the distance of 4.5 cun between ➞ Du-24 (midline, 0.5
cun superior to the anterior hairline) and ➞ ST-8 (corner of the
forehead), (➞ 2.2). By dividing this distance into thirds, BL-5
can be located one third of the distance from ➞Du-24 and 1 cun
superior to the anterior hairline.
Located on the same level is ➞ Du-23 (on the midline).
Needling
Transversely (subcutaneously) 0.5–1 cun. Moxibustion is contraindicated
according to some texts.
Actions/Indications
● Releases the Exterior, expels Wind and Heat from the head
and eyes
● Opens the channel and the luo vessels
● Opens the orifices (especially the eyes) and revives consciousness

BL-5 Fifth Place WUCHU - Acupuncture-Points -2

BL-5 Fifth Place WUCHU - Acupuncture-Points -2

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