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TRANSLATION:Strict Exchange
TYPE:Jing-well, Metal
LOCATION:On the dorsal aspect of the second toe, at the junction of lines drawn along the lateral border of the nail and the base of the nail, approximately .1 cun from the corner of the nail
NEEDLE INSERTION:90° or 45° insertion directed proximally
NEEDLE DEPTH:0.1-0.2 cun
TCM ACTION:Clears Heat from the Stomach channel, clears Heat, calms the Spirit and restores consciousness
INDICATIONS:Facial swelling, heat in the head, nosebleed, yellow nasal discharge, rhinitis with nosebleed, toothache, lockjaw, throat painful obstruction, cracked lips, deviation of the mouth, fullness and distention of the chest and abdomen, excessive hunger, inversion counterflow, malaria, loss of consciousness, excessive dreaming, easily frightened with desire to sleep, insomnia, dizziness, hysteria, mania-depression, desires to ascend to high places and sing, discards clothing and runs around, disorientation, dream disturbed sleep, fainting, Hepatitis, abdominal heat and pain, indigestion, tonsillitis, epistaxis, sinusitis, eyes twitch
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POINT COMBINATIONS:LI 3 + ST 45 + SP 6 for insomnia with dream disturbed sleep
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