UB-14 (Jue Yin Xu)

UB11-UB35

Chinese Name:

Jueyinshu 厥阴俞

English translation:

Jue Yin Shu

Location:

On the back, 1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 4th thoracic vertebra.

Classification:

Back-Shu point of the Pericardium

Indications:

Cough, cardiac pain, palpitation, stuffy chest, vomiting.

Functions:

Regulates the Heart, smoothes Liver Qi, frees the chest.

Notes:

Back-Shu points are corresponding points on the back where the Qi of the respective Zang-Fu organ is infused. If the Five Zang organs are diseased, abnormal reactions appear on the Back-Shu points. Back-Shu points have a direct therapeutic effect on the diseases of the Five Zang organs. For more complete information on Back-Shu and Front-Mu points, click here.

Needling:

Oblique insertion .5 - .8 cun.


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