SP-21 Great Wrapping DABAO - Acupuncture Points

| December 23, 2010 | 0 Comments | 3,591 views

Location
SP-21 Great Wrapping DABAO - Acupuncture Points ) On the midaxillary line, in the 6th intercostal space. Note: According to some texts, this point is located in the 7th intercostal space.
How to find
Locate the 6th intercostal space by counting parasternally from the clavicle or from the manubriosternal synchondrosis (➞ 3.5).
Follow the course of the intercostal space in a lateral direction and locate SP-21 on the axillary midline (note: the intercostal space laterally curves upward). SP-21 is often sensitive to pressure.
Or: Locate SP-21 on the midaxillary line, midway between the axilla and the end of the 11th rib.
Needling
0.5–0.8 cun obliquely or transversely (subcutaneously), parallel to the intercostal space or with or against the channel pathway.
Caution: Pneumothorax.
Actions/Indications
● Regulates Qi and Blood, governs and wraps all the luoconnecting vessels of the body
● Unbinds the chest
Special features
Great luo-connecting point of the spleen (➞ 8.1.2), exit point.

Tags: , , ,

Category: Acupuncture Points

About the Author (Author Profile)

Holle everybody welcome to the acupunctureschoolonline.com. My name is Mo, I hope discuss about acupuncture with everybody! Hope you can find what you want in my website.If you have questions , please click here --Our A&Q system.http://ask.acupunctureschoolonline.com

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.