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Acupuncture chart, third head line, Chinese woodcut


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Woodcut illustration from an edition of 1591 (19th year of the Wanli reign period of the Ming dynasty). There are altogether 12 acu-moxa locations on the third head line, on both sides of the head. See 'Lettering' for list of point names.

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Picture title: llustration of the third head line. Other lettering (point names): Linqi (Close to tears); dangyang (?); muchuang (Window of the Eye); zhengying (Upright Nutrition); chengling (Receiving Spirit); naokong (Brain Hollow); fengchi (Wind Pool)

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