NECK POWER POINTS
Powerful emergency acupuncture points found on the upper body. These acupuncture points should only be used by trained acupuncturists since they are extremely powerful and can also be very dangerous. They are however very effect in emergency situations.
Governing Vessel-14 (GV-14) -Great Vertebra (Dash)
Location: At the base of the neck on the midline in the depression below the spinous process of the seventh cervical vertebra (the largest of the vertebra)
Here the Governing Vessel meets with the six yang channels of the hand and foot, also called the Sea of Chi point.
Stomach-9 (ST-9) –Man’s Welcome (Renying)
Location: Directly over the carotid sinus,( a very dangerous point(. 1.5 cun lateral to and level with the tip of the laryngeal prominence, in the depression between the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle and the lateral border of the thyroid cartilage
This is an earth yang element point (Yang Ming).
Stomach-12 (ST-12) –Empty Basin (Quepen
Location: Posterior to the midpoint of the superior border of the clavicle, vertically above the nipple
Here the Stomach, meets with the Gall Bladder,Triple Heater, Small Intestine, and Large Intestine channels. This is an earth yang element point (Yang Ming).
Governing Vessel-16 (GV-16) -Palace of Wind (Fengfu)
Location: At the nape of the neck, on the midline in the depression just below the external occipital protuberance
Here the Governing Vessel and the Yang Linking Vessel meet. Yang Wei Mai). It is also called the Sea of Marrow (Sun Si-Miao) point and the window of Heaven point, and contains a large cluster of nerves.
Small Intestine-16 (SI-16) –Heavenly Window (Tianchuang )
Location: On the side of the neck, posterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, level with the laryngeal prominence (adams apple).This is a fire yang point (Shao Yang)
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