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Water’s Ditch Acupressure Point


The ‘Water’s Ditch’ Du-26 acupuncture point. This point is also called Rg26/DU26, GV26, “Man’s Middle”, shuigou and renzhong. It is located midway between the upper lip and the nose.

Some people report that a carer applying pressure on this point with a finger can stop a seizure. Be careful not to dig your nail in.

Further information

In acupuncture this point is often associated with the revival of spirit and restoring of consciousness.





Please note this does not constitute medical advice, and any seizure rescue method you use should first be discussed with a relevant medical professional.