LI 18 Acupuncture Point - Fu Tu - Large Intestine Meridian
- Chinese Name Fu Tu
English Name Protuberance Assistant
Location: Level with the tip of the Adam's Apple between the sternal and clavicular heads of the SCM.
- Point Associations:
Window of the Sky Point
- Actions & Effects:
- Window of the Sky Point for sudden loss of voice with qi obstruction in the throat.
- High blood pressure, for which Window of the Sky Points are sometimes indicated, may also be useful for low blood pressure.
- Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Used to effect the circulation of the common carotid artery as well as effect the vagus nerve. Due to the connection with the vagus it is useful for lung, esophagus, heart, stomach, intestine and gall bladder issues - reflux, palpitations, digestive issues, etc.
Falls into the category of Window of the Sky points within the Tam Healing system.
Large Intestine Meridian Points (20):
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
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