A guide to learn the art of acupuncture point location. It provides a description of the acupuncture points along the channels and vessels as well as extra points. It also includes various needling and moxibustion techniques along with cross anatomical and illustrations. It also describes the meaning of the Chinese names of the points.
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Section2 Anatomical Landmarks Measurement
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3-5 moxa cones Activates the channel Acupuncture Insert Apply 3-5 moxa area radiating artery and vein biceps brachii brevis channel and alleviates cones or needle-warming cones or place cun deep cun superior deep and stimulate distending sensation EX-HN extensor digitorum Features Intersecting point figure five sense organs Galea aponeurotica head and five Innervations Insert the needle intercostales interni interossei dorsales kidney latissimus dorsi ligament Locating The point lumbar medial midline minutes moxa stick Moxibustion Apply 3-5 moxibustion or place Name Description Located needle obliquely needle passes needle perpendicularly 0.5~1.0 needle subcutaneously needle-warming moxibustion numbing sensation obliquus externus abdominis perpendicularly 0.5~1.0 cun place a moxa point for 5-10 point is located prone position rectus abdominis Regional anatomy Muscular Regulates qi sacrospinalis shaoyang sore and distending sore and numbing spinous process sternocleidomastoideus stomach and intestines subcutaneous tissues Subcutis subperitoneal fascia supine position thoracic vertebra tissues and penetrates Tonifies trapezius ulnar umbilicus Vascular