UB-45 (Yi Xi)

UB41-UB54

Chinese Name:

Yixi 譩譆

Location:

On the back, 3.0 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 6th thoracic vertebra.

Indications:

Cough, asthma, pain of shoulder and back.

Functions:

Descends Lung Qi, clears Heat, activates the meridian, alleviates pain.

Needling:

Oblique insertion .5 - .8 cun.


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