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Characteristics and symptoms:
Insomnia includes difficulty falling asleep, decreased sleep quality and reduced sleep time. Decreased memory, declined concentration ability and planning ability often leads to drowsiness during the day, reduced working capacity and daytime sleeping when stop working.


Acupoint selection: Ex-HN-1 (Sishencong), HE-7 (Shenmen), BL-23 (Shenshu), SP-6 (Sanyinjiao), KID-1 (Yongquan)



Course of treatment:
bedtime moxibustion,15 to 20 min per acupoint, once a day.


Advice: Live a healthy routine life. Take exercise moderately. It’s better not to eat too much before sleep.



Ex-HN-1 (Sishencong):
A group of four points, each located 1 cun from Du-20
(anterior, posterior and lateral)

四神聡: 百会(ツボ)から前、後、左、右へ、それぞれ1寸離れた所。

HE-7 (Shenmen):
On the ventral aspect of the wrist joint space, radial to the insertion of the tendon of the flexor carpi ulnaris muscle.

神門穴: 小指と薬指の隙間から手首の横紋まで延び、筋の内側の窪みの所にある。

BL-23 (Shenshu):
1.5 cun lateral to the posterior midline, on the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the 2nd lumbar vertebra (L2).

腎兪穴: 第2腰椎棘突起の外方1寸5分にある。

SP-6 (Sanyinjiao):
3 cun proximal to the highest prominence of the medial malleolus, on the posterior border of the medial crest of the tibia.

三陰交: 小腿の内踝先端の上方3寸、脛骨の後内縁にある。

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.