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BL-49 (Yi She) Reflection Abode

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Actions:

  • Clears damp-heat
  • Regulates the Spleen and Stomach

Indications:

  • Abdominal distension, borborygmus, vomiting, diarrhea, difficulty in swallowing.

Location

CAM:
  • 3 cun lateral to Jizhong (DU-6), at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the eleventh thoracic vertebra.
AMOA:
  • 3 cun lateral to the midline, level with the lower border of the spinous process of the eleventh thoracic vertebra (T11) and level with Pishu BL-20.

Needling Method:

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

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