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Acu-moxa chart: Heart Envelope channel of hand jueyin

  • Luo Shaoji
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The names of the acu-moxa locations of the Heart Envelope (xinzhu) channel of hand jueyin are inscribed on a human figure. The Heart Envelope channel of hand jueyin is one of the Twelve Channels. It originates at the tianchi (Celestial Pool) point, in the armpit, and terminates at the zhongchong (Middle Rushing) point, on the inside of the middle finger. For a list of point names, see 'Lettering'.

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Picture title: Heart Envelope (xinzhu) channel of hand jueyin. Other lettering (point names): Wangu (Mastoid Process); tianchi (Celestial Pool); tianquan (Celestial Spring); yuanye (Armpit Abyss); quze (Marsh at the Crook); ximen (Cleft Portal); jianshi (Intermediate Messenger); neiguan (Inner Pass); daling (Great Mound)

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