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Toulinqi GB15 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method

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Toulinqi GB15 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method

Toulinqi GB15 : Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method
September 03
14:30 2018
Toulinqi lies directly above the pupils when the eyes are looking straight ahead, 0.5cun within the anterior hairline, at the midpoint of the line connecting Shenting(GV24) and Touwei(ST8)

Toulinqi-GB15

Nomenclature:

Tou: Head        Lin: regulation         Qi: tears
Toulinqi is on the head and indicated in disorders of lacrimation.

Point: GB15
Chinese Name: 头临泣
Name: Toulinqi
English Name/Meaning: Head Governor of Tears
Pinyin: tóu lín qì
Han Geul 한글: [du] im eup [두] 임읍
Romaji: atama no rin kyū
Vietnamese: Đầu lâm khấp

Location:

Directly above the pupils when the eyes are looking straight ahead, 0.5cun within the anterior hairline, at the midpoint of the line connecting Shenting(GV24) and Touwei(ST8)

Functions:

  • Improves vision and nasal obstruction.
  • Balances emotions.

Indications of toulinqi:

  • Good for headache, eye pain, lacrimation, nasosinusitis.
  • Also benefits for infantile convulsions, epilepsy.
  • Scalp puncture use: MS 3: ST problems, LIV, GB problems.

Method:

Puncture transversely 0.3-0.5 cun.

Remark:

Crossing point of Bladder, Gallbladder and Yangwei vessel.
If tenderness on this point, may have gallstone.

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