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Acu-moxa chart: Yang Heel Vessel, Chinese woodcut


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Woodcut illustration, showing the acu-moxa locations of yangqiao mai (Yang Heel Vessel), from Jingmai tu kao (Illustrated Study of the Channels), published in 1878 (4th year of the Guangxu period of the Qing dynasty). Yangqiao mai is one of the Eight Extraordinary Channels (qi jing ba mai). For a list of point names, see 'Lettering'.

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Picture title: Acu-moxa location chart of yangqiao mai (Yang Heel Vessel). Other lettering: Principal acu-moxa locations of yangqiao (Yang Heel Vessel). Shenmai (Extending Vessel); fuyang (Instep Yang); pucan (Servant's Respect); juliao (Stationary Crevice); naoshu (Upper Arm Conveyor); jianyu (Collar Bone); jugu (Great Bone); dicang (Earth Granary); juliao (Stationary Crevice); chengqi (Receiving Tears); jingming (Eye Bright)

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