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BL-42 (Po Hu) Po Door

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Bladder Channel of Foot Tai Yang

Actions:

  • Tonifies and nourishes the Lung
  • Soothes dyspnea and alleviates cough
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Pulmonary tuberculosis, hemoptysis, cough, asthma, neck rigidity, pain in the shoulder and back.

Location

CAM:
  • 3 cun lateral to the Governor Vessel, at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the third thoracic vertebra, on the spinal border of the scapula.
AMOA:
  • 3 cun lateral to the midline, level with the lower border of the spinous process of the third thoracic vertebra (T3) and level with Feishu BL-13.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture obliquely 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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