G.B.-14 Yang White YANGBAI - Acupuncture Points

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G.B.-14 Yang White YANGBAI - Acupuncture Points -1

G.B.-14 Yang White YANGBAI - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
G.B.-14 Yang White YANGBAI - Acupuncture Points ) With the patient looking straight ahead, on the pupil line, approximately 1 cun superior to the midpoint of the eyebrow, at the junction of the frontal eminence and the superciliary arch.
How to find
On the pupil line, palpate from the anterior hairline in an inferior direction, past the frontal eminence, and locate G.B.-14 at the deepest point between the frontal eminence and the superciliary arch. The distance between the midpoint of the eyebrow and the anterior hairline (➞3.1.1) is 3 proportional cun (➞2.2). G.B.-14 is located one third of the distance or 1 cun superior to the midpoint of the eyebrow. With the patient looking straight ahead, G.B.-14 is located on the pupil line.
Needling
0.3–1 cun transversely (subcutaneously) towards the centre of the eyebrow or towards the site of the pain. The pinching-skin method might be used for needling: pinch the skin between the thumb and index finger so that a skin fold forms. Insert the needle subcutaneously into this fold, directing it towards the site of the pain.
Actions/Indications
● Expels (internal and external) Wind and Wind-Heat, benefits the head, alleviates pain
● Benefits the eyes
Special features
Meeting point with the yang wei mai, also with the T.B., L.I. and ST channels according to some authors. Important local point for frontal headache regardless of the pathology.

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