(BL-11) Great Shuttle DAZHU - Acupuncture Points

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(BL-11) Great Shuttle DAZHU -1

(BL-11) Great Shuttle DAZHU -1

Location
[(BL-11) Great Shuttle DAZHU - Acupuncture Points] 1.5 cun lateral to the posterior midline, on the level of the lower
border of the spinous process of the 1st thoracic vertebra (T1,with hanging shoulders on the level of the acromion).
How to find
First, locate the spinous process of C7 (➞ 3.4.1). The next spinous
process inferior to this belongs to the T1. Locate BL-11 1.5
cun lateral to the lower border of T1, at the highest point of the
paraspinal musculature.
Located on the same level are ➞Du-13 (on the midline), a point
of ➞ Ex-B-2 (0.5 cun lateral to the midline) and ➞ S.I.-14
(3 cun lateral to the midline).
Needling
0.5–1 cun obliquely towards the spine or transversely (subcutaneously).
Caution: Pneumothorax.
Actions/Indications
● Expels pathogenic factors (Wind-Heat)
● Regulates the Lung Qi
● Opens the channel, benefits the bones and joints

(BL-11) Great Shuttle DAZHU -2

(BL-11) Great Shuttle DAZHU -2

Special features
Hui-meeting point with the bones; meeting point with the S.I.
channel, according to some authors also with the T.B., G.B. channels
and the du mai; Sea of Blood point.

(BL-11) Great Shuttle DAZHU -3

(BL-11) Great Shuttle DAZHU -3

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