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Large Intestine LI 20

Chinese Name: Yingxiang (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.


  • Nasal congestion, epistaxis
  • Wry face, itching of the face
  • Biliary ascariasis

Functions: Dispels Wind, opens nasal passages, clear Heat.

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


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