LI-20 (Ying Xiang)

li19-li20

Chinese Name:

Yingxiang 迎香

English translation:

Welcome Fragrance

Location:

At the midpoint lateral to the border of the ala nasi, in the nasolabial groove.

Classification:

Crossing point of the LI and ST meridians.

Indications:

Cold due to pathogenic wind,stuffed running nose,chronic rhinitis.

Functions:

Dispels Wind, opens nasal passages, clear Heat.

Needling:

Perpendicular or oblique insertion .3 - .5 cun. No moxa.