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Urinary Bladder 03 (UB 3)

Pinyin Name & English Translation
Meichond, Eyebrow Ascension

Location
Directly above the medial end of the eyebrow, 0.5 cun within the anterior hairline, between Shenting (Du 24) and Quchai (UB 4).

Indications
Headache, giddiness, epilepsy, nasal obstruction.

Traditional Action
Dispels wind and clears heat, brightens the eyes.

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.