Answer to “Name That Point!”

NAME THAT POINT!  Katja Görts, DVM, CVA, CVC, CVCH

Dr. Katja Görts ©

Dr. Katja Görts ©

I am an Equine transpositional acupoint. My Chinese name is Yíng Xiāng, which means “Welcome Fragrance”. I am located in the depression in the nasolabial groove, just dorsocaudal to the dorsal tip of the cornu of the alar cartilage. My channel originates at the contralateral front foot. I am its endpoint. I am the meeting point with the Stomach channel.

I expel exterior Wind, Wind Heat and Wind Cold, and open nasal passages.

I treat rhinitis, sinusitis, epistaxis, swelling and pruritus of the face, incisor tooth pathology, conjunctivitis, facial paralysis, trigeminal neuralgia, heatstroke, urticaria and fever.

For epistaxis I can be combined with Er Jian (Large Intestine 2) and Feng Fu (Du Mai 16). For itching and swelling of the face with He Gu (Large Intestine 4).

What is Large Intestine 20.

 

 

 

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