Points Database

Location Guides:

: Meichong : Eyebrow's Pouring

Bl-3 : Foot Taiyang Bladder 3


Location:
Directly superior to Zanzhu Bl-2, 0.5 cun within the anterior hairline, level with Shenting Du-24

Needling:
Transverse insertion 0.5 - 1 cun

Warning:
According to the Great Compendium of Acupuncture and Moxibustion this point si contraindicated to moxibustion


TCM Actions:
Expels wind, clears the head and alleviates pain
Benefits the eyes and nose

TCM Indications:
  • Headache, vertex headache, dizziness, dimness of vision, nasal congestion, nasal sores, dyspnoea, epilepsy, agitation and fullness of the Heart.

    Neuroanatomy:
    Superficial Innervation: Supraorbital nerve, from ophthalamic branch of trigeminal (CN V1)
    Dermatome Segment: CN V1 ophthalamic branch of trigeminal


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