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Table 1 Acupoint locations for the real acupuncture group

From: The cerebral mechanism of acupuncture for chronic insomnia with gastrointestinal disorder: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Acupoints Locations
Baihui (DU20) The intersection of the crown midline and the apex of the ears
Zhongwan (RN12) On the upper abdomen, anterior median line, four cuna above the navel
Zusanli (ST36) On the outside of the calf, three cun below Dubi (ST35)b
  1. aAccording to the theory of traditional Chinese medicine, the navel is 8 cun below the xiphoid process
  2. bST35 is located on the lateral depression of the patellar ligament