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DU-14 (Da Zhu) Great Hammer

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Du Mai (Governing Vessel)
  • Point of the Sea of Qi, Meeting Point of the Governing Vessel with the Six Yang Channels of the Hand and Foot


  • Expels wind and firms the exterior
  • Clears heat
  • Treats malaria
  • Tonifies deficiency
  • Pacifies wind


  • Neck pain and rigidity, malaria, febrile diseases, epilepsy, afternoon fever, cough, asthma, common cold, back stiffness.


  • Below the spinous process of the seventh cervical vertebra, approximately at the level of the shoulders.
  • On the midline at the base of the neck, in the depression below the spinous process of the seventh cervical vertebra.

Needling Method:

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

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