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SI-11 (Tian Zong) Celestial Gathering

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Common and Key Uses:

  • Promotes lactation
  • Breast abscesses

Actions:

  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain
  • Moves Qi and unbinds the chest and lateral costal region
  • Benefits the breasts

Indications:

  • Pain in the scapular region, pain in the lateroposterior aspect of the elbow and arm, asthma.

Location

CAM:
  • On the scapula, in the depression of the center of the subscapular fossa, and at the level of the 4th thoracic vertebra.
AMOA:
  • On the scapula, in a tender depression one third of the distance from the midpoint of the inferior border of the scapular spine to the inferior angle of the scapula.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly or obliquely 0.5-1.0 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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