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Muchuang GB16: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

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Muchuang GB16: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Muchuang GB16: Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
January 07
08:46 2019
Muchuang-GB16

Muchuang-GB16

Nomenclature:

Mu: eye Chuang: window
Muchuang is above the eye and is indicated in treating eye disorders, like a window of the eye.
Point: GB16
Chinese Name: 目窗
Name: Muchuang
English Name/Meaning: Window of the Eye
Pinyin: mù chuāng
Han Geul 한글: mok chang 목창
Romaji: moku sō
Vietnamese: Mục song

Location:

On the head, 1.5 cun above the anterior hairline and 2.25 cun lateral to the midline of the head.
OR,
1.5 cun above the hairline, in the line of pupil.

Functions of Muchuang:

  • Subdues liver yang.
  • Disperse wind and relieves pain.
  • Clears head and brightens eyes.

Indications:

  • Headache, Dizziness, Vertigo, nasal obstruction.
  • Eye problems: Glaucoma, conjunctivitis, red and painful eyes.

Method:

Transverse insertion 0.5 to 1.5 cun.

Remarks:

Crossing point of Yang Wei Vessel.

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