Qu: crooked Cha: unevenness
The meridian runs crooked laterally from Meichong (BL3) and then runs posteriorily from Qucha. It is marked by unevenness.
Chinese Name: 曲差
English Name/Meaning: Crooked Curve
Pinyin: qǔ chā
Han Geul 한글: gok cha 곡차
Romaji: kyo kusa?
Location of Quchai:
0.5 cun direclty above the midpoint of the anterior hairline and 1.5 cun lateral to the midline, at the junction of the medial third and lateral two-thirds of the distance from Shenting (GV24) to Touwei (ST8).
Clears heat and opens orifices.
Headache, nasal obstruction, epistaxis, blurring and failing of vision.
Transverse insertion 0.5 to 1 cun.