Ying Xiang (Li 20) or “Welcome Fragrance” Acupuncture point – Large Intestine Meridian
Localization of point:
Above the nasolabialn sulcus, laterally from the alae of the nose, 5 fens (1,66 cm or 0,66 in) from the nostrils.
- acute rhinitis
- blocked nose
- nasal polyp
- facial paralysis
- facial phlegmon
- nasal furuncle
- The main point for·diseases of the nose. Good results are achieved in curing the drunkard’s nose in combination with the point Xia Bai L 4 and rhinitis in combination with the points Shang Xing Gv 23 and Ying Xiang Li 20.
Acupuncture and Moxibustion treatment:
- Acupuncture: 1 – 3 fens ( 0,33 cm – 1 cm or 0,13 in – 0,38 in)
- Moxibustion: Moxibustion is usually forbidden. It is allowed only in the case when the patient lies supine with closed eyes. Mild moxibustion 3 – 5 minutes.