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Table. 8.

Table. 8.

Location of GV24, BL4, GB15, GB13 and ST8 in modern standard acupoint location

Acupoint Description of acupoint location
GV24 (神庭) 0.5 cun directly above the midpoint of the anterior hairline1.
0.5 B-cun superior to the anterior hairline, on the anterior median line2.
BL4 (曲差) 0.5 cun direclty above the midpoint of the anterior hairline1.
0.5 B-cun superior to the anterior hairline, 1.5 B-cun lateral to the anterior median line2.
GB15 (頭臨泣) 0.5 cun above the anterior hairline at the midpoint of a line connecting GV 24 to ST81.
0.5 B-cun within the anterior hairline, directly superior to the centre of the pupil2.
GB13 (本神) 0.5 cun within the anterior hairline of the forehead1.
0.5 B-cun superior to the anterior hairline, 3 B-cun lateral to the anterior median line2.
ST8 (頭維) 0.5 cun above the hairline at the corner of the forehead, 4.5 cun lateral from the midline of the head1.
0.5 B-cun directly superior to the anterior hairline at the corner of the forehead, 4.5 B-cun lateral to the anterior median line2.

1: WHO Standard Acupuncture Point Locations (WHO WPRO).

2: Standard Acupuncture Point DB (KMCRIC).

Korean J Acupunct 2021;38:8-15 https://doi.org/10.14406/acu.2021.005
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