(BL-14) Jueyin Shu JUEYINSHU - Acupuncture Points

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(BL-14) Jueyin Shu JUEYINSHU -1

(BL-14) Jueyin Shu JUEYINSHU -1

Location
[(BL-14) Jueyin Shu JUEYINSHU - Acupuncture Points] 1.5 cun lateral to the posterior midline, on the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the 4th thoracic vertebra (T4).
How to find
First, locate the spinous process of C7 (➞ 3.4.1). From there,
count down four spinous processes to the lower border of the
spinous process of T4. Measure 1.5 cun laterally to locate BL-14
on the highest point of the paraspinal musculature. Or:With the
patient seated and their arms hanging down, the spinous process
of T3 is generally on the level of the medial end of the scapular
spine (➞3.4.2). The next spinous process in an inferior direction
belongs to the T4. Locate BL-14 1.5 cun lateral to the midline.
Located on the same level are a point of ➞ Ex-B-2 (0.5 cun lateral
to the midline) and ➞ BL-43 (3 cun lateral to the midline).

(BL-14) Jueyin Shu JUEYINSHU -2

(BL-14) Jueyin Shu JUEYINSHU -2

Needling
0.5–1 cun obliquely towards the spine or transversely (subcutaneously).
Caution: Pneumothorax.
Actions/Indications
● Regulates and tonifies the Heart
● Unbinds the chest, regulates the Qi
● Calms the shen
Special features
Back-shu point of the Pericardium

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