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Governor (Du) Vessel

Regional Anatomy:
Skin-subcutaneous tissue-between frontal blly of left and right occipitofrontal muscle-subaponeurotic loose tissue.
Tthere are the supratrochlear nerve from the frontal nerve and the branches or tributaries of the frontal artery and vein in this area 


Location:
1. Proper sitting with one's back propped; 0.5 cun into the midpoint of anterior hairline. 2. If one hasn't the hairline, 4.5 cun anterior to BaihuiGV20(Baihui (GV20)).
Function:
Refreshing oneself and easing mind.


Indications:
Epilepsy, anxiety, palpitation, insomnia, headache, vertigo, and rhinorrhea.


Prescription:
Combined use with SanyinjiaoSP6 (Sanyinjiao (SP6)) for treatment of insomnia; with LiequeLU7 (Lieque (LU7)Luo-Connecting Point the Eight Confluent Point) for treatment of frontal headache; with BaihuiGV20 (GV20), QiandingGV21 (Qianding (GV21)), YongquanKI1 (Yongquan (KI1) Jing-Well Point), SizhukongTE23 (Sizhukong (TE23)), and ShenqueCV8 (Shenque (CV8)) for treatment of epilepsy; and with CuanzhuBL2 (Cuanzhu (BL2)), YingxiangLI20 (Yingxiang (LI20)), FengmenBL12 (Fengmen (BL12)), HeguLI4 (Hegu (LI4) Yuan-Source Point), ZhiyinBL67 (Zhiyin (BL67) Jing-Well Point), and ZutongguBL66 (Zutonggu (BL66) Ying-Spring Point) for treatment of rhinopathy.


Methods:
Insert the needle subcutaneously to 0.5-1 cun depth; needling response: local numbness and distention; moxibustion: using 3-5 moxa-cones, or mild moxibustion for 10 min.

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