BL-49 Abode of Thought YISHE - Acupuncture Points

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BL-49 Abode of Thought YISHE -1

BL-49 Abode of Thought YISHE -1

Location
[BL-49 Abode of Thought YISHE - Acupuncture Points] 3 cun lateral to the posterior midline, on the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the 11th thoracic vertebra (T11).
How to find
In a sitting position with the arms hanging down, the spinous
process of T7 is generally on the level of the inferior angle of the
scapula (➞ 3.4.2). From there, count down 4 spinous processes
to the lower border of the spinous process of T11 and locate
BL-49 3 cun lateral to this point. Or: From the articulation of
the most inferior rib, palpate in a superior direction to T11.
Or: Use the lumbar spine for reference (➞ 3.4.3).
Located on the same level are ➞ Du-6 (on the midline), a point
of ➞ Ex-B-2 (0.5 cun lateral to the midline) and ➞ BL-20 (1.5
cun lateral to the midline).

BL-49 Abode of Thought YISHE -2

BL-49 Abode of Thought YISHE -2

Needling
Obliquely 0.3–0.8 cun. Caution: Pneumothorax.
Actions/Indications
● Clears Damp-Heat
● Harmonises the Spleen and the Stomach

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