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LR1

Synonyms:
  1. 大敦
  2. Dadun

Dadun
Dadun #

Dadun(LR1,大敦) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Jueyin Liver Meridian of Foot. It is the Jing-well and wood point of the liver.

Location

On the lateral side of the dorsum of the big toe,0.1 cun posterior to the corner of the base of the nail.

Indication

  • ①Hernia, pain in the lower abdomen;
  • ②bed-wetting, urine retention, five types of strangury, hematuria;
  • ③irregular menstruation, metrorrhagia, flaccid constriction of penis, prolapse of the uterus;
  • ④epilepsy, coma.

Method

Shallow insertion or prick to bleed with a three-edged needle.