Ex-HN Peaceful Sleep ANMIAN - Acupuncture Points

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Ex-HN Peaceful Sleep ANMIAN - Acupuncture Points -1

Ex-HN Peaceful Sleep ANMIAN - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
Ex-HN Peaceful Sleep ANMIAN - Acupuncture Points ) Posterior to the ear, between ➞ T.B.-17 and ➞ G.B.-20, posterior to the mastoid process.
How to find
First, locate ➞T.B.-17 (directly below the earlobe, in the depression between the lower jaw and the mastoid process (➞ 3.1) that forms when the mouth is open). Next, locate ➞ G.B.-20 on the lower border of the occiput, in the depression between the origins of the sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles. Locate Ex-HN (anmian) approximately midway between these two points, slightly posterior to the mastoid bone and superior to ➞ G.B.-12, in a depression on the lower border of the occiput.
Needling
0.5–1 cun vertically or obliquely towards ➞ T.B.-17 (yifeng) or ➞ G.B.-20 (fengchi).
Actions/Indications
● Calms the shen
Special features
Important calming point for sleeping disorders. This extra point is not part of the WHO classification of extra points.

Ex-HN Peaceful Sleep ANMIAN - Acupuncture Points -3

Ex-HN Peaceful Sleep ANMIAN - Acupuncture Points -3

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Ex-HN Peaceful Sleep ANMIAN - Acupuncture Points -2

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