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GB-23 (Zhe Jin) Sinew Seat

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Gall Bladder Channel of Foot Shao Yang
  • Meeting Point of the Gallbladder and Bladder Channels

Actions:

  • Unbinds the chest and lowers rebellion
  • Regulates Qi in the three jiao

Indications:

  • Fullness of the chest, pain in the hypochondriac region, asthma.

Location

CAM:
  • 1 cun anterior to Yuanye (GB 22), at the level of the nipple, in the 4th intercostal space.
AMOA:
  • Below the axilla in the fifth intercostal space, 1 cun anterior to Yuanye GB-22, approximately at the level of the nipple.

Needling Method:

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

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