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REN-15 (Jiu Wei) Turtledove Tail

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Ren Mai (Conception Vessel)
  • Luo (Connecting) Point

Actions:

  • Regulates the Heart and calms the spirit
  • Descends Lung Qi and unbinds the chest

Indications:

  • Pain in the cardiac region and the chest, nausea, mental disorders, epilepsy.

Location

CAM:
  • On the anterior midline, 1 cun below the xiphosternal synchondrosis. Locate the point in supine position with the arms uplifted.
AMOA:
  • On the midline of the abdomen, 7 cun above the umbilicus and 1 cun below the sternocostal angle.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture obliquely downward 0.4-0.6 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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