SP 21 Acupuncture Point - Da Bao - Spleen Meridian
- Chinese Name Dabao
English Name Great Embracement
Location: On lateral side of the chest and on the mid-axillary line in the 6th inter-costal space. (or) 6 cun below the axilla midway between the axilla and the free end of the 11th rib on mid axillary.
- Point Associations:
Grand Luo-Connecting Point - connects all Luo channels
- Actions & Effects:
- Mentioned classically that when this point is deficient, all the joints are flaccid, and when excess, pain all over the body.
- Pain of the thoracic region.
Descends lung qi - cough, chest oppression, shortness of breath.
Spleen Meridian Points (21):
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
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