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Master Tung Acupuncture Points

Point Location
T 44.01

Fenjin

This point is on the LU channel, 1.5 cun proximal to Chize (LU 5) on the anterior aspect of the upper arm.

T 44.02

Houzhui

This point is on the TH channel, 2.5 cun proximal to the olecranon along the posterior edge of the humerus.

T 44.03

Shouying

This point is on the TH channel, 4.5 cun proximal to the olecranon along the posterior edge of the humerus. It is 2 cun proximal to Houzhui (T 44.02).

T 44.04

Fuding

This point is on the TH channel, on the posterior aspect of the upper arm, 1 cun proximal to Xiaoluo (TH 12) and 2.5 cun proximal to Shouying (T 44.03).

T 44.05

Houzhi

On the posterior of the upper arm, this point is on the TH channel, 1 cun proximal to Fuding (T 44.04), 8 cun proximal to the olecranon.

T 44.06

Jianzhong

This point is on the LI channel, 2.5 cun distal to the acromion joint, on the midpoint of the deltoid muscle.

T 44.07

Beimian

This point is overlaps with Jianyu (LI 15), which is in the center of the depression anterior and inferior to the acromion when the arm is raised. Some sources state Beimian (T 44.07) is 1 cun posterior to Jianyu (LI 15).

T 44.08

Renzong

This point overlaps with Shouwuli (LI 13), which is 3 cun proximal to the cubital crease, in the depression between the lateral border of the humerus and the m. biceps brachii. Some sources indicate this point is 3 cun above the cubital crease on the LU channel.

T 44.09

Dizong

This point is 1 cun distal to Binao (LI 14) and 6 cun proximal to the cubital crease, in the depression between the lateral border of the humerus and the m. biceps brachii. Some books indicate this point is on the LU channel.

T 44.10

Tianzong

This point is on the LI channel, 9 cun proximal to the cubital crease, in the depression between the lateral border of the humerus and the m. biceps brachii, or 3 cun proximal to Dizong (T 44.09). Some sources indicate this point is on the LU channel.

T 44.11

Yunbai

This point is in between the LU and LI channels, 1 cun anterior and 1 cun superior to the center of the deltoid muscle. It is in a natural depression on the anterior edge of the deltoid muscle.

T 44.12

Libai

This point is in between the LU and LI channels, 1 cun inferior and 1 cun anterior to the center of the deltoid muscle. It is in the natural depression on the anterior edge of the deltoid muscle.

T 44.13

Zhitong

This point is on the SI channel, 4.5 cun proximal to the elbow.

T 44.14

Luotong

This point is on the SI channel, 7 cun proximal to the elbow.

T 44.15

Xiaqu

This point is on the SI channel, 8 cun proximal to the elbow, on the same level as Naohui (TH 13).

T 44.16

Shangqu

This point is on the lateral aspect of the upper arm, in between the LI and TH channels, 1 cun posterior to the center of the deltoid muscle.

T 44.17

Shuiyu

This point overlaps with Naoshu (SI 10). When the arm is adducted, follow the posterior axillary crease superiorly to a depression just below the scapular spine. Some sources state this point is 0.5 cun below Jianzhen (SI 9), which is posterior and inferior to the shoulder joint, 1 cun above the posterior end of the axillary fossa.

T 44.18

Sanling*

This is a three-point set consisting of a central point 0.5 cun proximal to Quze (PC 3), which is on the ulnar side of the tendon m. biceps brachii on the transverse crease of the elbow. The two others points are 0.5 cun radial and 0.5 cun ulnar to the first.

T 44.19

Shenjian*

This point is on the shoulder, close to the LI channel, between Jianfeng (T 44.31)* and Yunbai (T 44.11).[Jianfeng (T 44.31)* is located 0.5 cun inferior to Jianyu (LI 15). Yunbai (T 44.11) is located 1 cun anterior and 1 cun superior to the center of the deltoid muscle.]

T 44.20

Pianjian*

This point, according to Henry McCann, is 1 cun horizontally posterior to Jianyu (LI 15), which is anterior and inferior to the acromion in a depression found when the arm abducted. This point is closer to the TH channel. However, according to James Maher, this point is located at the midpoint of Jianfeng (T 44.31)* and Shangqu (T 44.16). [Jianfeng (T 44.31)* is located 0.5 cun inferior to Jianyu (LI 15). Shangqu (T 44.16) is located on the lateral aspect of the upper arm, 1 cun posterior to the center of the deltoid muscle.]