G.B.-11 Head Portal Yin TOUQIAOYIN - Acupuncture Points

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G.B.-11 Head Portal Yin TOUQIAOYIN - Acupuncture Points -1

G.B.-11 Head Portal Yin TOUQIAOYIN - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
G.B.-11 Head Portal Yin TOUQIAOYIN - Acupuncture Points ) Posterior to the ear, at the junction of the lower third with the two upper thirds of the curved line connecting ➞ G.B.-9 and ➞ G.B.-12.
How to find
First, locate ➞G.B.-9 (1.5 cun superior to the apex of the ear and 0.5 cun in a posterior direction). Then locate ➞ G.B.-12 in a depression posterior and inferior to the mastoid process (➞ 3.1.4). These two points are the endpoints of a curved line that runs approximately parallel to the posterior margin of the ear within the hairline. Divide this line into thirds and locate G.B.-11 at the junction of the middle and the lower third. At this point, a small ‘dip’ often can be felt in the bone. For reference: G.B.-11 is located at the midpoint between a line connecting ➞ G.B.-10 and ➞ G.B.-12 and is generally on the level of the root of the helix.
T.B.-19 is located on the same level, directly posterior to the helix.
Needling
Transversely (subcutaneously) 0.5–0.8 cun
Actions/Indications
● Expels Wind and Damp-Heat
● Opens the ears and the eyes
● Moves the (Liver) Qi and Blood
Special features
Meeting point with the BL channel, also with the S.I. and T.B. channels according to some authors.

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