Fu Tu Acupuncture point – Li 18



Fu Tu (Li 18) or “Protuberance Assistant” Acupuncture point – Large Intestine Meridian

Localization of point:

3 cuns (10 cm or 3,94 in) laterally from the Adam’ s apple in the middle of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.

Diseases:

  • Cough
  • asthma
  • hypersalivation
  • hyposalivation
  • paralysis of the lingual muscles
  • low blood pressure
  • paralysis of the sternocleidomastoid muscle

Acupuncture and Moxibustion treatment:

  • Acupuncture: 3 – 5 fens ( 1 cm – 1,66 cm or 0,4 in – 0,66 in)
  • Moxibustion: 5 – 10 minutes; 3 – 5 zhuangs (moxa cones)