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Acu-moxa chart: points of the throat and neck, Japanese


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Woodblock illustration from a work on 'Chinese' medicine by the 18th century Japanese physician Hara Masakatsu, published in 1807 (4th year of the Bunkwa era). The acu-moxa locations of the throat and neck are marked and labelled.

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IMAGE TITLE: Chart of the acu-moxa locations of the throat and neck. OTHER LETTERING: Wangu (Mastoid Process); fengchi (Wind Pool); tianyou (Celestial Window); tianzhu (Celestial Pillar); yamen (Portal of Muteness); tianrong (Celestial Container); tianchuang (Celestial Window); renying (Human Welcome); shuitu (Water Prominence); futu (Support the Prominence); quepen (Broken Basin); qishe (Abode of Qi)

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