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BL-17 (Ge Shu) Diaphragm Shu

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Bladder Channel of Foot Tai Yang
  • Hui-Meeting Point of Blood

Actions:

  • Invigorates blood and dispels stasis
  • Cools blood heat and stops bleeding
  • Nourishes and harmonizes the blood
  • Harmonizes the diaphragm and descends rebellious Qi

Indications:

  • Vomiting, hiccup, belching, difficulty in swallowing, asthma, cough, spitting of blood, afternoon fever, night sweating, measles.

Location

CAM:
  • 1.5 cun lateral to Zhiyang (DU-9), at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the seventh thoracic vertebra.
AMOA:
  • 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the seventh thoracic vertebra (T7).

Needling Method:

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

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