Ex-HN-3 Hall of Impression YINTANG - Acupuncture Points

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Ex-HN-3 Hall of Impression YINTANG - Acupuncture Points -1

Ex-HN-3 Hall of Impression YINTANG - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
Ex-HN-3 Hall of Impression YINTANG - Acupuncture Points ) On the anterior midline (du mai), between the eyebrows.
How to find
Locate the glabella (➞ 3.1.1), a smooth surface on the frontal bone, directly above the root of the nose, between the superciliary arches. Then locate Ex-HN-3 (yintang) in its centre, on the midline and between the medial extremities of the eyebrows.
Located along the superciliary arches (from medial to lateral) are ➞ BL-2, ➞ Ex-HN-4 (yuyao) and ➞ T.B.-23.
Needling
Pinching-skin method: With the thumb and index finger, form a skin fold above the point and insert the needle 0.3–0.5 cun transversely from superior to inferior into the fold, towards the root of the nose. Alternative methods: Oblique or transverse (subcutaneous) insertion towards the eyebrows (➞BL-2) or prick to bleed.

Ex-HN-3 Hall of Impression YINTANG - Acupuncture Points -3

Ex-HN-3 Hall of Impression YINTANG - Acupuncture Points -3

Actions/Indications
● Calms the shen
● Benefits the nose
● Eliminates (internal) Wind
● Opens the channel, alleviates pain
Special features
Commonly used extra point with a harmonising effect

Ex-HN-3 Hall of Impression YINTANG - Acupuncture Points -2

Ex-HN-3 Hall of Impression YINTANG - Acupuncture Points -2

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