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San Jiao 19 (SJ 19)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Luxi, Resting the Skull

Location
Posterior to the ear, at the junction of the upper and middle third of the curve formed by Hifeng (SJ 17) and Jiaosun (SJ 20) behind the helix.

Indications
Headache, tinnitus, deafness, infantile convulsion

Traditional Action
Courses wind and quickens the connecting vessels, frees the channels and relives pain, quiets the spirit and settles fright.

Contraindications


References:

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

OíConnor, 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.