· Cough




Characteristics and symptoms:
Hypertension refers to the elevation of blood pressure (systolic pressure and/or diastolic pressure) equal to or greater than a systolic 140 mmHg and/or diastolic of 90 mmHg.


Acupoint selection: LI-4 (Hegu), LI-11 (Quchi),Du-14 (Dazhui),KID-1 (Yongquan)



Course of treatment: 15 to 20 min per acupoint till the presence of blushed skin, one treatment a day.



Advice: Take medication coordinately, reduce and control body weight. Reduce dietary sodium intake and supplement calcium and potassium. Reduce the intake of fat. Take regular exercise. Quit smoking. Limit alcohol drinking. Reduce stress and keep psychological balance.


LI-4 (Hegu):
On the radial aspect of the hand, between the 1st and 2nd metacarpal bones, closer to the 2nd metacarpal bone and approximately at its midpoint.

合谷穴: 手の甲の第1、2中手骨の間、第2中手骨の橈骨側の中点にある。

LI-11 (Quchi):
With the elbow flexed at the angel of 90 degree, on the lateral end of the elbow crease.

曲池穴: 肘を直角に曲げた時の、肘の横紋の末端にある。

Du-14 (Dazhui):
On the midline, below the spinous process of the 7th cervical vertebra (C7).

大椎穴: 首筋に最も出張る骨(第7頸椎)の下の隙間の所に位置する。

KID-1 (Yongquan):
on the sole of the foot, in a depression between the 2nd and 3rd metatarsal bones, at the junction of the anterior third and the posterior two-thirds of the sole.

涌泉穴: 足裏の第 2、3趾間の皺の先端と、踵との直結線の、前の1/3と後ろの2/3の接点の所。

※If moxibustion box shall be used to treat diseases, please follow doctors’ prescription.