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BL-44 (Shen Tang) Spirit Hall

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


  • Unbinds the chest and regulates Qi
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain


  • Asthma, cardiac pain, palpitation, stuffy chest, cough, stiffness and pain of the back.


  • 3 cun lateral to Shendao (DU-11), at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the fifth thoracic vertebra, on the spinal border of the scapula.
  • 3 cun lateral to the midline, level with the lower border of the spinous process of the fifth thoracic vertebra (T5) and level with Xinshu BL-15.

Needling Method:

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

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