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DU 22 (GV 22)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Xinhui, Fontanel Meeting

Location
2 cun posterior to the midpoint of the anterior hairline, 3 cun anterior to Baihui (DU 20).

Indications
Headache, blurring of vision, rhinorrhea, infantile convulsion.

Traditional Action
Calms the Liver and extinguishes wind, opens the portals and settles fright.

Contraindications


References:

Maciocia, Giovanni.  The Foundations of Chinese Medicine. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1989

O’Connor, John and Bensky, Dan, trans. Acupuncture, A Comprehensive Text. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1981

Xinnong, Cheng, et al. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion.  Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1987.