Du-19 Behind the Crown HOUDING - Acupuncture Points

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Du-19 Behind the Crown HOUDING - Acupuncture Points -1

Du-19 Behind the Crown HOUDING - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
Du-19 Behind the Crown HOUDING - Acupuncture Points ) On the midline, 3 cun superior to ➞Du-17 (directly superior to the external occipital protuberance) or 1.5 cun posterior to ➞Du-20.
How to find
This point is best located by using ➞Du-20 as a reference point (at the junction of the vertical midline and a line connecting the apices of the ears). Du-19 can then be located by palpating  1.5 cun in a posterior direction from ➞ Du-20. Or: First, locate ➞Du-17 superior the external occipital protuberance (➞3.1.5), then locate Du-19 on the midline, 3 cun superior to ➞ Du-17.
Needling
Transversely (subcutaneously) 0.5–1 cun.
Actions/Indications
● Dispels Wind
● Opens the channel
● Calms the shen

Du-19 Behind the Crown HOUDING - Acupuncture Points -2

Du-19 Behind the Crown HOUDING - Acupuncture Points -2

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