Harmonizes the five Zang ang six Fu Organs
0.5–1 cun vertically or better obliquely in a medial direction towards the spine, up to 1.5 cun in the lumbar region.
The purpose of needling these points is to stimulate the local nerve roots. This means that the insertion angle has to be adapted to the patient’s anatomy.
Never needle in a lateral direction. It is possible to apply electrostimulation.
The indications of these points depends on their actual locations.
The points between T1 and T4 are indicated for the Lung and upper limb disorders.
The points between T4 and T7 are indicated for the Heart disorders.
The points between T7 and T10 are indicated for the Liver and Gallbladder disorders.
The points between T10 and T12 are indicated for the Spleen and Stomach disorders.
The points between L1 to L2 are indicated for the Kidneys disorders.
The points between L3 to L5 are indicated for the Bladder, Large and Small Intestines, Uterus and lower limbs.
All above points treat herpes zoster as well as pain and stiffness of the local area.