Acupuncture Points Notebook

: Quchai : Crooked Curve

Bl-4 : Foot Taiyang Bladder 4

0.5 cun within the anterior hairline, 1.5 cun lateral to Shenting Du-24 and one third of the distance between Shenting Du-24 and Touwei St-8.

Transverse insertion 0.5 - 1 cun

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

TCM Indications:
  • Headache, vertex headache, swelling of the vertex, blurred vision, nasal congestion, nasal sores, nosebleed, rhinitis.
  • Agitation and fullness of the Heart, dyspnoea, absence of sweating, agitation and heat in the body.

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

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