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Acu-moxa chart: Yang Tie Vessel, Chinese woodcut


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

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Picture title: Acu-moxa location chart of yangwei mai (Yang Tie Vessel). Other lettering: Jinmen (Golden Portal); yangjiao (Yang Intersection); riyue (Sun and Moon); naoshu (Upper Arm Conveyor); jianjing (Shoulder Well); tianliao (Celestial Crevice); yangbai (Yang White); benshen (Rooting the Spirit); linqi (Close to Tears); muchuang (Window of the Eye); zhengying (Upright Nutrition); chengling (Receiving Spirit); naokong (Brain Hollow); fengfu (Palace of Wind); yamen (Portal of Muteness); fengchi (Wind Pool); waiguan (Outer Pass). Acu-moxa locations (cixue) of yangwei mai.

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