DU-14 (Da Zhu) Great Hammer
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.
- Puncture obliquely upward 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.