Hunmen (English translation: Door of the Ethereal Soul)
Location: On the back, 3.0 cun lateral to the lower border of
the spinous process of the 9th thoracic vertebra.
- Chest congestion and hypochondrium,
- Back pain
Regulates Liver Qi, activates the meridian,
UB 47 is the outer Back-Shu of the
Liver. Its special feature is that it helps treat the psychological/spiritual
aspect of the Liver. It is usually used to treat depression, frustration, and
Needling: Oblique insertion
.5 - .8 cun.