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Research Article

Anatomo-Functional Correlation between Head Zones and Acupuncture Channels and Points: A Comparative Analysis from the Perspective of Neural Therapy

Table 2

Relationships between Head zone of head and neck with organs at local and remote way, with dermatomes in torso and acupuncture points in head and neck.

Head and neck Head’s zones Related organs Related dermatomes in torso Acupuncture points in head and neck

FrontonasalLA: eye, nose, and upper teeth
RA: heart, lungs, stomach, and liver
C3-C4LA: Du24
RA: B2, B3, and B4

Mid-orbitalLA: eye
RA: lung and heart
D2, D3, D4LA: E1, B5, Gb14, Gb15, and Du23.
RA: Not found

FrontotemporalLA: eye
RA: lung and heart
D4, D5, D6LA: Sj23, Gb1, and Gb13
RA: Not found

TemporalLA: eye and upper teeth
RA: Lung, heart, and stomach
D7LA: Not found
RA: Not found

Vertical LA: eye and ear
RA: stomach, liver, and small intestine
D8LA: Gb16, Gb18, Gb4, Gb5, and Gb6
RA: B6, Gb17, and St8

ParietalLA: ear
RA: stomach and small intestine
D9LA: Sj20, and Du20
RA: B8, Sj19, Gb3, Gb7, Gb8, and Gb9

Occipital LA: occipital and dorsal
RA: liver, bowels, ovary, and testis
D10LA: B9, Gb10, Gb19, Du17, and Du18
RA: Not found

Sternomastoid
and
sternonuchal
LA: not described
RA: lung and heart
C3-C4LA: B10, Gb20, and Du15
RA: St11 to St15, Gb21, Du16, Li17, and Li18

RA: Remote action. LA: local action.

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