Du-22 Fontanelle Meeting XINHUI – Acupuncture Points

| September 1, 2010 | 0 Comments | 1,886 views
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Du-22 Fontanelle Meeting XINHUI - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
( Du-22 Fontanelle Meeting XINHUI - Acupuncture Points ) On the midline, 2 cun superior to the anterior hairline.
How to find
First, locate the anterior hairline (➞ 3.1.1) and, from there, palpate 2 cun in a superior direction. There, locate Du-22 on the midline. For reference: The distance from the anterior hairline to ➞ Du-20 is 5 cun. Or: From ➞ Du-20 (at the junction of the vertical midline and a line connecting the apices of the ears), measure 3 cun in an anterior direction and there locate Du-22 on the midline.
Needling
Transversely (subcutaneously) 0.5–1 cun. Caution with infants whose fontanelle has not yet closed (Du-22 is located on the anterior border of the fontanelle). Moxibustion possible.
Actions/Indications
● Dispels Wind
● Calms the shen

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