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Acu-moxa chart: Yin Tie Vessel, Chinese woodcut


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Woodcut illustration, showing the acu-moxa locations of yinwei mai (Yin Tie Vessel), from Jingmai tu kao (Illustrated Study of the Channels), published in 1878 (4th year of the Guangxu period of the Qing dynasty). Yinwei mai is one of the Eight Extraordinary Channels (qijing bamai). For a list of point names, see 'Lettering'.

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Picture title: Acu-moxa location chart of yinwei mai (Yin Tie Vessel). Other lettering: Zhubin (Guest House); fushe (Official Lodge); daheng (Great Horizontal); fu'ai (Abdomen Sorrow); qimen (Portal of Times); tiantu (Celestial Prominence); lianquan (Edge Spring). Acu-moxa location[s] of yinwei, neiguan (Inner Pass).

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