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Jugu

Synonyms:
  1. 巨骨
  2. LI16

Jugu
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Jugu location
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Jugu(LI16, 巨骨) is an acupuncture point in the meridian named Yangming Large Intestine Meridian of Hand.

Location

Upper aspect of the shoulder, in the depression medial to the acromial process and between the lateral extremity of the clavicle and the upper part of the spine of the scapula.

Vasculature

Deeper, the suprascapular artery and vein.

Innervation

Superficially, the lateral supraclavicular nerve, the branch of the accessory nerve; deeper, the suprascapular nerve.

Indication

  • ①Crampy pain and paralysis in the shoulder and arm,and other diseases of the local area;
  • ②scrofula and goiter.

Method

Puncture perpendicularly 0.5-0.7 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.