Point Localization: 0.5 cun below KI3.

TCM Actions: Strengthens the reception of Kidney Qi. Calms the Mind. Benefits back and urination.

Indications: Cough. Coughing up blood. Difficulty breathing. Breathlessness. Tightness in the chest. Palpitation. Agitation. Mental retardation. Manic behavior. Irritability. Drowsiness. Fear. Sadness. Desire to stay home. Urinary difficulty and dripping. Lower back pain.

Target area: Thorax.

Point Name and Meaning: Dazhong – Big Bell

Acupuncture Meridian: Kidney

Categories: Luo (connecting).

Unitary Channel: Shao Yin (Lesser Yin) [HE + KI]

 

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*Acupuncture points may be used safely for acupressure, but should be used with needles only by acupuncturists or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) professionals.