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Acu-moxa chart: daimai (Belt Vessel), Chinese woodcut


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Woodcut illustration, showing the acu-moxa locations of daimai (Belt Vessel), from Jingmai tu kao (Illustrated Study of the Channels), published in 1878 (4th year of the Guangxu period of the Qing dynasty). Daimai is one of the Eight Extraordinary Channels (qi jing ba mai). There are altogether six acu-moxa locations on this channel, on both sides of the body. For a list of point names, see 'Lettering'.

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Picture title:Acu-moxa location chart of daimai (Belt Vessel). Other lettering (point names): Weidao (Linking Path); wushu (Five Pivots); daimai (Belt Vessel); needling point (cixue) of daimai, linqi (Close to Tears).

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