Du-23 Upper Star SHANGXING - Acupuncture Points

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Du-23 Upper Star SHANGXING - Acupuncture Points -1

Du-23 Upper Star SHANGXING - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
Du-23 Upper Star SHANGXING - Acupuncture Points ) On the midline, 1 cun superior to the anterior hairline or 4 cun anterior to ➞ Du-20.
How to find
First, locate the anterior hairline (➞ 3.1.1) and, from there, palpate 1 cun in a superior direction. There, locate Du-23 on the midline. For reference: The distance from the anterior hairline to ➞ Du-20 is 5 cun.
Located on the same level is ➞ BL-5 (1.5 cun lateral to the midline).
Needling
Transversely (subcutaneously) 0.3–0.5 cun. Moxibustion possible.

Du-23 Upper Star SHANGXING - Acupuncture Points -3

Du-23 Upper Star SHANGXING - Acupuncture Points -3

Actions/Indications
● Dispels pathogenic factors (especially Wind and Heat) from the nose
● Dispels pathogenic factors (especially Heat) from the face
● Calms the shen

Du-23 Upper Star SHANGXING - Acupuncture Points -2

Du-23 Upper Star SHANGXING - Acupuncture Points -2

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