SP-21 (Da Bao) Great Embracement
Acupuncture Points on the Spleen Channel of Foot Tai Yin
- Great Luo (Connecting) Point
- Regulates Qi and blood and firms the sinews and joints
- Unbinds the chest and benefits the lateral costal region
- Pain in the chest and hypochondriac region, asthma, general aching and weakness.
- Some texts locate SP-21 (Da Bao) in the 6th intercostal space, while other locate it in the 7th intercostal space.
- A Manual of Acupuncture: On the mid-axillary line, in the seventh intercostal space.
- Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: On the lateral side of the chest and on the middle axillary line, in the 6th intercostal space.
- Puncture obliquely 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.
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