L.I.-20 Welcome Fragrance YINGXIANG - Acupuncture Points

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L.I.-20 Welcome Fragrance YINGXIANG - Acupuncture Points -1

L.I.-20 Welcome Fragrance YINGXIANG - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
L.I.-20 Welcome Fragrance YINGXIANG - Acupuncture Points ) In the nasolabial groove, on the level of the midpoint of the lateral border of the ala nasi.
How to find
L.I.-20 is located by finding the midpoint of the lateral border of the ala nasi (➞ 3.1.2) and following it to the nasolabial groove.
Tip: The nasolabial groove becomes more pronounced if you ask the patient to smile.
Needling
0.3–0.5 cun vertically, obliquely or transversely (subcutaneously) in a medial and superior direction towards the extra point ➞ EX-HN-8 (shangyingxiang or bitong: at the upper end of the nasolabial groove, at the transition between the nasal bone and the cartilage). According to some authors, moxibustion is contraindicated.
Actions/Indications
● Opens the nasal passages, expels Wind, clears Heat
Special features
Meeting point with the ST channel, exit point. Most important local point for disorders of the nose.

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