CO20 (Colon 20) - Acupuncture Point Information

Chinese Name: Yingxiang
English Name: Welcome Fragrance.

Location: In the nasolabial groove, at the level of the midpoint of the ala nasi.


For all nose disorders, opens the nasal passages, strengthens the activities of the contractile elements in the nasal cavity, disperses Wind-Heat.

Primary Indications:

Nasal obstruction, nasosinusitis, epistaxis, facial paralysis, facial itching and swelling, subcutaneous oedema.

Tertiary Indications:

Rhinitis, rhinorrhoea, nasal polyps, dyspnoea.

Other Indications:

Round worm in the bile duct, pus in the nose, sensation of wound in the nose, all nose disorders, dermatoses, deafness.


This information is from the book Acupuncture Point Dynamics and has been used with permission from the author John McDonald.

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(CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO9, CO10, CO11, CO12, CO13, CO14, CO15, CO16, CO17, CO18, CO19, CO20)

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