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Common and Key Uses:

  • Carbuncles, furnicles, boils

Actions:

  • Alleviates cough and wheezing
  • Clears heat and detoxifies poison

Indications:

  • Cough, asthma, furuncles, back pain, neck rigidity.

Location

CAM:
  • Below the spinous process of the sixth thoracic vertebra.
AMOA:
  • On the midline of the back, in the depression below the spinous process of the sixth thoracic vertebra.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture obliquely upward 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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