BL-42 (Po Hu) Po Door

BL-42 (Po Hu) Po Door

Acupuncture Points on the Bladder Channel of Foot Tai Yang

Actions:

  • Tonifies and nourishes the Lung
  • Soothes dyspnea and alleviates cough
  • Activates the channel and alleviates pain

Indications:

  • Pulmonary tuberculosis, hemoptysis, cough, asthma, neck rigidity, pain in the shoulder and back.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: 3 cun lateral to the midline, level with the lower border of the spinous process of the third thoracic vertebra (T3) and level with Feishu BL-13.
  • Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion: 3 cun lateral to the Governor Vessel, at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the third thoracic vertebra, on the spinal border of the scapula.

Needling Method:

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

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