Gaohuang (English translation: Vitals)
On the back, 3.0 cun lateral to the lower border of
the spinous process of the 4th thoracic vertebra.
- Pulmonary tuberculosis, cough, asthma, poor
appetite, loose stools, emaciation and weakness
- Spermatorrhea, night sweating, poor memory
- Aching pain in the shoulder and back
Nourishes Lung Yin, tonifies Qi and strengthens the body, nourishes Essence.
UB 43 is unique in that it tonifies
the Qi of the whole body and strengthens weak and deficient people. Using
moxa on this point works well.
Needling: Oblique insertion
.5 - .8 cun.