G.B.-26 Girdling Vessel DAIMAI - Acupuncture Points

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G.B.-26 Girdling Vessel DAIMAI - Acupuncture Points -1

G.B.-26 Girdling Vessel DAIMAI - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
G.B.-26 Girdling Vessel DAIMAI - Acupuncture Points ) On the lateral aspect of the waist, at the junction of a vertical line through the free end of the 11th rib and a horizontal line through the umbilicus, approximately 1.8 cun inferior to ➞ LIV-13.
How to find
First, palpate the lower border of the ribcage to locate the free end of the 11th rib (➞ LIV-13). Next, locate G.B.-26 inferior to the free end of the 11th rib, level with the umbilicus. Quick method for locating ➞ LIV-13: When pressing the flexed elbow onto the thorax, the tip of the olecranon will rest on the area around the free end of the 11th rib (➞ LIV-13).
Located on the same level are ➞ Ren-8 (in the centre of the umbilicus), ➞ KID-16/ST-25/SP-15 (0.5/2/4 cun lateral to the midline).
Needling
Vertically 0.5–1 cun. Caution: Be careful with slim patients.
Actions/Indications
● Regulates the dai mai
● Regulates the Uterus
● Drains Damp-Heat
Special features
Meeting point with the dai mai

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