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Large Intestine LI 19

Chinese Name: Heliao (English translation: Grain Bone Hole)

Location:  On the upper lip, right below the lateral margin of the nostril, level with DU 26.


  • Nasal congestion, epistaxis
  • Trismus, wry face

Functions: Dispels Wind, opens nasal passages.

Needling: Perpendicular or oblique insertion .3 - .5 cun. No moxa.


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