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Xinshu BL15:Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method

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Xinshu BL15:Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method

Xinshu  BL15:Nomenclature, Location, Function, Indication, Method
August 23
12:52 2018
Xinshu is the place where the Qi of the heart infuses into the back, mostly used for various heart disorders like palpitation, insomnia, forgetfullness....

Xinshu-BL15

Nomenclature:

Xin: Heart Shu:point
Xinshu is the place where the Qi of the heart infuses into the back.

Point: BL15
Chinese Name: 心俞
Name: Xinshu
English Name/Meaning: Heart Transporter
Pinyin: xīn shū
Han Geul 한글: sim yu 심유
Romaji: shin yu
Vietnamese:Tâm du

Location:

1.5 cun lateral to the lower border of the spinous process of the 5th thoracic vertebra.

Functions:

  • Calms spiriy and heart, clears heat from heart (Nourishes the heart).
  • Regulates blood and qi of the heart.

Indication:

  • Xinshu is a good point to calm and nourish the Heart and bring happiness to sad people.
  • Main point for cardiac diseases, such as cardiac pain, palpitation, insomnia, forgetfulness, epilepsy.
  • Cough, hematemesis.
  • Nocturnal emission, night sweats.

Method:

Puncture obliquely 0.5-1 cun.

Remarks:

Back-Shu Point of the Heart.
Good point to calm and nourish the heart and bring happiness to sad people.

Precaution:

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

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