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Du 22

Chinese Name: Xinhui (English translation: Fontanel Meeting)

Location:  On the head, 2.0 cun directly above the midpoint of the anterior hairline, 3.0 cun anterior to DU 20.


  • Headache, vertigo
  • Rhinorrhea
  • Epilepsy
  • Infantile convulsion

Functions: Dispels Wind, soothes the Liver, benefits the head and nose.

Needling: Subcutaneous insertion .5 - .8 cun. Acupuncture is contraindicated in infants with incomplete closure of the fontanel.

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