Jueyinshu BL14 : Nomenclature, Location, Functions, Indications
Jueyin: the end of yin meridians, here referring to the Back-shu point of pericardium.
Jueyinshu is the place where the Qi of the pericardium is infused into back.
Chinese Name: 厥陰俞
English Name/Meaning: Jueyin Transporter
Pinyin: jué yīn shū
Han Geul 한글: gweor eum yu 궐음유
Romaji: ketsu in yu
Vietnamese:Quyết âm du
1.5 cun lateral to Governor Vessel, at the level of the lower border of the spinous process of the fourth thoracic vertebra.
Functions of Jueyinshu:
- Regulates heart.
- Opens chest.
- Opens channel and invigorate collaterals.
- Cardiac disorders: cardiac pain, palpitation, arrhythmia, tachycardia.
- Respiratory disorders: Cough, breathlessness, stuffy chest, vomiting.
- Mental restlessness, altered sleep.
Oblique insertion towards the spine, 0.5 to 1 cun.
Back-shu point of pericardium.
Deep perpendicular or needling in a wrong direction carries a substantial risk of causing a pneumothorax.
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