Suliao(GV-25 / 素髎) : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Method, Precaution
Su: nasal cartilage Liao:foramen
Suliao is in a foramen at the lower end of the nasal cartilage.
English name/meaning : Plain Space
Chinese name: 素髎
Chinese pinyin : sù liáo
Korean name: so ryo 소료
Japanese name: so ryō?
Vietnamese name: Tố liêu
Suliao is located on the midline at the tip of nose.
- Insert perpendicularly 0.2 to 0.2 cun.
- Insert transversely directed superiorly 0.5 to 1 cun.
- Prick to bleed.
- This point benefits nose and is beneficial for various nasal disorders like nasal congestion, nasal bleeding due to excess heat, nasal polyps.
- This is a local nose point to disperse heat and phlegm.
Point on the tip of nose.
According to several classical text, this point is contraindicated for moxibustion. Blood letting can be done.