Theory

UB 4 - Acupuncture Point - Qu Cha


UB 4 Names

  • English Name: Deviating Turn
  • Pinyin Name: Qu Cha
  • Chinese Character: 曲差

Location

  • 1.5 cun lateral to GV 24, or .5 cun inside the AHL at the junction of the medial 1/3 and lateral 2/3's distance between GV 24 & ST 8.
  • For point location tips, read our meridian notes; unsure about "cun" measurements, read what is a cun?.

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UB 4 Point Associations

None listed.


UB 4 TCM Patterns

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following TCM Patterns:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".



UB 4 Conditions Treated

This point along with others in a proper point prescription may be used to balance the following Conditions / Symptoms:

For more on this, read "What Does Acupuncture Treat?" and "Point Prescription Guidelines".


Nearby Acupuncture Points

GV 24

  • GV 24  Spirit Court
    • Local point for frontal headache, chronic sinusitis, nosebleeds, nasal discharge, excessive tearing.
    • Psychological issues with anxiety/mania as a main symptom - anxiety, panic attacks, fear, add, manic depression.
    • Epilepsy, dizziness.
    • Tong Ren/Tam Healing System: Effects the cranial nerve system, useful for all issues related to the cranial nerves, TMJ, vertigo.  
    • Differentiation: GV 23 is more for nose problems whereas GV 24 is more for headaches.  

UB 3

GB 15

  • GB 15  Head Overlooking Tears
    • Excessive tearing from internal or external wind effecting the eyes.
    • Sinus issues (with GV 23, Yintang a/or LI 20) - sinusitis, rhinitis



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