Da Bao 大包 (SP 21)

TRANSLATION: Great Embrace
TYPE: Great luo-connecting point, Meeting of the Spleen meridians with the Yang Wei and Yin Wei vessels
LOCATION: On the mid-axillary line, 6 cun below the axilla. Midway between the axilla and the free end of the eleventh rib
NEEDLE INSERTION: 20° insertion along intercostal space, * Perpendicular insertion can puncture lung in thin people
NEEDLE DEPTH: 0.5-1.0 cun

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