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Large Intestine Meridian (Hand Yang Brightness) Points

LI-18 (Fu Tu)


Chinese Name:

Futu 扶突

English translation:

Support the Prominence


On the lateral side of the neck, on the side of the Adam's apple, between the sternal head and clavicular head of m. sternocleidomastoideus.


Hiccups • Asthma • Cough • Loss Of Voice • Skin Disorders • Swallowing Difficult • Throat Constriction • Throat Soreness • Voice Hoarse • Wheezing


Benefits throat and voice, relieves cough.


Perpendicular insertion .5 - .8 cun.


Any deeper needling may puncture the jugular vein or carotid artery

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