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前顶

Synonyms:
  1. 前頂
  2. Qianding
  3. GV21

Qianding
Qianding #

Qianding(GV21,前顶) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Governor Vessel.

Location

At the top of the head, 3.5 cun posterior to the midline of the anterior hairline, 1.5 cun anterior to Baihui(GV20).

Indication

  • ①Vertigo, headache;
  • ②rhinorrhea with turbid discharge;
  • ③epilepsy.

Method

Puncture subcutaneously 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.