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Jueyinshu BL14 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

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Jueyinshu BL14 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications

Jueyinshu BL14 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
January 29
13:55 2019
Jueyinshu BL14 lies 1.5 cun lateral to Governor Vessel, at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the fourth thoracic vertebra.

Jueyinshu-BL14

Nomenclature:

Jueyin: the end of yin meridians, here referring to the Back-shu point of pericardium.
Jueyinshu is the place where the Qi of the pericardium is infused into back.
Point: BL14
Chinese Name: 厥陰俞
Name: Jueyinshu
English Name/Meaning: Jueyin Transporter
Pinyin: jué yīn shū
Han Geul 한글: gweor eum yu 궐음유
Romaji: ketsu in yu
Vietnamese:Quyết âm du

Location:

1.5 cun lateral to Governor Vessel, at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the fourth thoracic vertebra.

Functions of Jueyinshu:

  • Regulates heart.
  • Opens chest.
  • Opens channel and invigorate collaterals.

Indications:

  • Cardiac disorders: cardiac pain, palpitation, arrhythmia, tachycardia.
  • Respiratory disorders: Cough, breathlessness, stuffy chest, vomiting.
  • Mental restlessness, altered sleep.

Method:

Oblique insertion towards the spine, 0.5 to 1 cun.

Remarks:

Back-shu point of pericardium.

Precautions:

Deep perpendicular or needling in a wrong direction carries a substantial risk of causing a pneumothorax.

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