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BL-11 (Da Zhu) Great Shuttle

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Bladder Channel of Foot Tai Yang
  • Hui-Meeting Point of the Bones, Point of the Sea of Blood, Meeting Point of the Bladder, Small Intestine, Sanjiao and Gallbladder Channels and the Governing Vessel

Actions:

  • Benefits the bones and joints
  • Expels pathogenic factors and firms the exterior
  • Regulates Lung Qi and alleviates cough

Indications:

  • Headache, pain in the neck and back, pain and soreness in the scapular region, cough, fever, neck rigidity.

Location

CAM:
  • 1.5 cun lateral to Taodao (DU-13), at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the first thoracic vertebra.
AMOA:
  • 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the first thoracic vertebra (T1).

Needling Method:

  • Puncture obliquely 0.5-0.7 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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