Du-10 Spirit Tower LINGTAI - Acupuncture Points

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Du-10 Spirit Tower LINGTAI - Acupuncture Points -1

Du-10 Spirit Tower LINGTAI - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
Du-10 Spirit Tower LINGTAI - Acupuncture Points ) On the midline, below the spinous process of the 6th thoracic vertebra (T6).
How to find
Locate T7 (➞3.4.2). Du-10 is located on the midline, below the spinous process of the T6. Or: Locate C7 (➞ 3.4.1). Du-10 can then be located by counting down 6 spinous processes (T1–T6).
Located on the same level are a point of ➞ Ex-B-2/BL-16/BL-45 (0.5/1.5/3 cun lateral to the midline).
Needling
0.5–1 cun strictly vertically to the skin or obliquely in an inferior direction, with the patient’s back straight or flexed in order to avoid puncturing the spinal canal. Oblique insertions should only be carried out by experienced practitioners, as in small persons (irrespective of their body weight), the spinal canal may be reached after only 1.25 cun.

Du-10 Spirit Tower LINGTAI - Acupuncture Points -3

Du-10 Spirit Tower LINGTAI - Acupuncture Points -3

Actions/Indications
● Harmonises the Upper Burner
● Clears Heat and Fire toxins

Du-10 Spirit Tower LINGTAI - Acupuncture Points -2

Du-10 Spirit Tower LINGTAI - Acupuncture Points -2

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